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Karen Whitney’s term as interim chancellor to be extended at UIS

University of Illinois System President Tim Killeen announced today that he is recommending that University of Illinois Springfield Interim Chancellor Karen M. Whitney’s appointment be extended by one year. Whitney, a nationally recognized higher education leader, has served as interim chancellor since June 2020 and will continue in that capacity through June 2022, Killeen said, pending… Read More »

Karen Whitney’s term as interim chancellor to be extended at UIS

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