Welcome to the UIC Office of the
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost

Eric Gislason, UIC Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and ProvostUIC’s Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost is the chief academic officer as well as the chief operating officer for the university. All of the colleges, the library, and the academic computing center at UIC report to the Provost. The Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) prioritizes and secures resources for campus programs, and develops and oversees academic policy, priorities and initiatives in collaboration with faculty.

Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Eric A. “Rick” Gislason