Monthly archives: September, 2016

Campus Conversation Panel Discussion Oct. 5, 2016

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students,

Next week we continue our year-long Campus Conversation series with a panel discussion on The Election of 2016: Engagement, Conflict & the Common Good: What’s Going On and Why? The panel discussion will take place on Wednesday, October 5 from…


Campus Conversation: Panel Discussion Sept. 14, 2016

Panel Discussion: What is Going on and Why? – The Summer of 2016: Race, Police and Violence


Campus Conversation series for September

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students,

This week, on Wednesday, we continue the new year-long Campus Conversations series with the first Open Forum, entitled The Summer of 2016: Race, Police and Violence: Can We Imagine a More Just Future?

Our monthly conversations focus on recent events in the news: violence, the role of police,…


Campus Conversation Reminder

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students,

Now that we are a few weeks into the new school year, I wanted to take the opportunity to remind you of our exciting new year-long Campus Conversation series.

The theme of the series for the year is What’s Going on and Why: How Can We Imagine a More Just Future?

Our monthly conversations will focus on recent events in the news: violence,…


Seeking Your Input

Dear Colleagues,

The 2016 Leadership Retreat was held last month and attended by over 300 academic and administrative leaders of UIC. The topic this year was Building a Culture of Excellence and the Risk of Risk Aversion. VCHA Bob Barish and I first presented examples of the culture of excellence that is…