Blake Wood
Publish Date

Janet L. Gooch, the newly named University of Illinois Springfield Chancellor Designate and Vice President Designate of the University of Illinois, was welcomed to campus on April 19, 2022, during an introductory event in the Student Union Ballroom. Gooch will officially take over as the leader of UIS on July 1.

Gooch is currently the the executive vice president for academic affairs and provost at Truman State University. Learn more about her history and accomplishments.