Category: International Affairs

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…


Neal McCrillis Appointed Vice Provost for International Affairs

I am pleased to announce that Neal R. McCrillis will become the Vice Provost for International Affairs at UIC, effective March 1, 2017, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. Dr. McCrillis is currently the Mildred Miller Fort Foundation Eminent Scholar Chair of International Education, Executive Director of the Center for International Education, and Associate Professor of History at Columbus State University…


Academic Affairs Realignments

Dear Faculty and Staff,

I write to tell you about several organizational changes that will take place over the coming year in Academic Affairs, and to let you know about a new position that is being created.

We are currently in the finalist stage of the search for the leader of the newly created Office of Vice Provost for International Affairs. I hope that you have had…


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…


Administrative Search: Vice Provost for International Affairs

I am pleased to announce that UIC will begin a search for its first Vice Provost for International Affairs later this summer. The new office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs will have two overarching responsibilities. First, it will consolidate existing international services under one manager to provide an efficient and supportive infrastructure for faculty and students engaging in international study and research, and to provide…