Monthly archives: March, 2017

Campus Conversation Thursday, April 6

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students,

Next week we continue our yearlong Campus Conversation series with a panel discussion on The First Amendment and “Speech” on Campus: What’s Going on and Why, on Thursday, April 6, noon to 1:00 p.m. in Student Center West, Thompson Rooms A and B.

The panel members are:

Sheldon Nahmod, University Distinguished Professor of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago-Kent College…

Campus Conversation Open Forum March 16

Please join us for an Open Forum on Thursday, March 16, from noon to 1:00 p.m. in Student Center East – Room 302, to discuss and reflect on last week’s Campus Conversation: Civil Liberties and the Trump Administration. The open forum will provide a place for conversation and dialogue on the issues raised by Susan Herman, president of the ACLU, during her talk. This is…

New Vice Provost for International Affairs Neal R. McCrillis

Dear Colleagues:

Several months ago, I announced the appointment of Dr. Neal R. McCrillis as UIC’s new Vice Provost for International Affairs. Last week, we welcomed Dr. McCrillis to our campus when he officially began his appointment on March 1. He comes to us from Columbus State University where he was the Mildred Miller Fort Foundation Eminent Scholar Chair of International Education, Executive Director of the…

Campus Conversation March 7: Civil Liberties and the Trump Administration

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students,

Tomorrow, Tuesday, March 7, we will continue our year-long Campus Conversation series with Civil Liberties and the Trump Administration: What’s Going On and Why?, from noon to 1:00 p.m. in Student Center East, Cardinal Room. The speaker for this event will be Susan N. Herman, President of the American Civil Liberties Union.

Information about Susan Herman is available at

This event…