Richard Ringeisen

The University of Illinois Springfield is committed to excellence in a learning environment enriched by diverse experiences, cultures, and perspectives.

Dedication to diversity is part of the fabric of our university and integral to our vision of becoming one of the best small public liberal arts universities in the nation.

– Chancellor Richard Ringeisen

Chancellor Ringeisen retired effective October 31, 2010.

Watch a video: Looking back at the past decade: Chancellor Richard D. Ringeisen

Ringeisen honored during reception

On Monday, September 27, 2010, the University of Illinois Board of Trustees and President and Mrs. Michael J. Hogan honored Dr. Ringeisen for his leadership in guiding the Springfield campus over the past decade.

Ringeisen given Emeritus designation

September 23, 2010: The University of Illinois Board of Trustees passed a resolution (PDF) designating Richard D. Ringeisen as Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Illinois Springfield.

The chancellor will retire effective October 31, 2010. Current UIS Provost Harry Berman will serve as Interim Chancellor effective November 1, 2010.

Convocation 2010

Illinois Springfield becomes full member of NCAA Division II

New president of the University of Illinois announced

UIS Chancellor Ringeisen Set to Retire

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