Monthly archives: October, 2016

Reports on Policies that Create Unnecessary Barriers

Dear Faculty and Staff,

This is the monthly email back to you about the reports of policies and procedures that are perceived to create unnecessary barriers to faculty and staff activities. This is a new initiative described in an email to campus on September 6, 2016. For September, we received approximately 30 reports of policies and procedures that are creating unnecessary barriers or not functioning…


Search for Vice Provost for International Affairs (VPIA): Finalists Announced

I am pleased to announce that three finalists for the new position of Vice Provost for International Affairs (VPIA) will be visiting the campus to interview over the next two weeks. I invite and encourage you to attend their public presentations, meet them and provide feedback.

The VPIA is an important new role at UIC.

This new vice provost will lead the campus in developing strategies to…


Campus Conversation series for November 2016

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students,

In November we continue our year-long Campus Conversation series with a two-part conversation on The World Around Us: Immigration, Migration & Displacement: Walls and Bridges.

Part one will be a panel discussion, What’s Going On and Why?, to be held on Wednesday,…


Campus Conversation: Open Forum Oct. 10

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students,

Next week we continue UIC’s year-long Campus Conversation series with a second open forum: Can We Imagine a More Just Future? The Election of 2016: Engagement, Conflict & the Common Good, on Monday, October 10 from noon to 1:00 p.m. in Student Center East – Room 605.

This open forum follows a related October 5 panel discussion: The Election of 2016: Engagement,…


Campus Conversation Oct. 5 Panel Discussion Video

The Election of 2016: Engagement, Conflict and the Common Good

Panel Discussion: What is Going on and Why?
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Student Center East, Ft. Dearborn B