Find important information here about UIS leadership, governing bodies and the central location for all university policies.

New Policy Website

Introducing the UIS Policies website, which provides a curated list of all the university-level and unit-level policies. Easily search through the policies by title or using other filters to find the information you are looking for. The new site will also save time and resources for administration, providing a streamlined workflow and interface to monitor and update policies.

Chancellor Whitney

Karen M. Whitney became interim chancellor of the University of Illinois Springfield July 1, 2020. Whitney leads a university that serves more than 4,000 students, with 207 full-time faculty, 532 full-time staff and an operating budget of $90.77 million.

Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost, Dennis Papini

The VCAA/Provost oversees academic policy and priorities, ensures the quality of the faculty and student body, and helps to maintain educational excellence.

Leadership Committees & Councils

Academic Professional Advisory Committee (APAC)

The Academic Professional Advisory Committee (APAC) established by University Statutes, serves in an advisory role to the chancellor and provides representation of academic professionals in governance.

Civil Service Advisory Council (CSAC)

The purpose of the Civil Service Advisory Council is to provide a means of communication between the civil service employees and the Director of Human Resources and the Chancellor. It serves as an advisory group in the formation and implementation of policies and procedures relating to civil service employees. 

Campus Senate

The Campus Senate exercises legislative functions in matters of educational policy, such as requirements for admissions and degrees, and the academic calendar.