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Announcements

Feb 07, 2023
Please be advised that parking Lot E will be closed to campus for parking on Wednesday, February 8 due to the UIS Investiture of Chancellor Janet L. Gooch. Thanks in advance for your cooperation and understanding…
Feb 03, 2023
The State of Illinois Family Bereavement Act, effective January 1, 2023, includes leave provisions allowing eligible employees to take up to ten days of unpaid leave following a qualifying event involving a covered…
Feb 03, 2023
Please be aware that Parking Lot E will be closed from early morning through 2:00 PM on Monday, February 6 so that school children may safely enter the UIS Performing Arts Center for the Staley Class Acts performances…

News from the Chancellor

Feb 06, 2023
2.6.23 Good afternoon: I hope everyone enjoyed the dose of sunshine we got this weekend! I was glad to be back in Springfield last week following a busy three days in Chicago the prior week for Board of Trustees activities. This week is the…
Jan 25, 2023
1.25.23 Dear Students, Faculty and Staff — I am pleased to share with you the members of the search committee tasked with helping UIS select the next Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost. Thank you to each of these individuals for…
Jan 23, 2023
1.23.23 Good morning, colleagues: The spring semester is off to a great start! I spent time last week representing UIS with colleagues and students at the annual MLK Jr. Breakfast in downtown Springfield, attended some Welcome Week activities…

News from the Provost

Feb 03, 2023
Dear Faculty and Staff — The week began with reviewing the process for proposals developed for the Strategic Investment Fund. There was also a discussion of external grant opportunities, including funding available from Title III (Strengthening…
Jan 27, 2023
Dear Faculty and Staff — The Chancellor’s Cabinet meeting discussed the university’s approach to fall convocation, future plans for commencement, and a faculty colleague’s request that the university could apply for the Carnegie Foundation for…
Jan 20, 2023
Dear Faculty and Staff — This week began with the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy at the Wyndham Springfield City Centre with an enthusiastic group of citizens. The featured speaker was Dr. Gerald McWorter (introduced by…

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Employee of the Month

Jan 19, 2023
Building Service Worker Yokasty Owens has been named the 2022 Employee of the Year at the University of Illinois Springfield. She was honored during a reception on Jan. 19, 2023, in the UIS Student Union. Before…

Employee Events

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The University of Illinois Board of Trustees along with University of Illinois System President Timothy L. Killeen cordially invite you and a guest to the Investiture of Chancellor Janet L. Gooch, University of…