Provost Announcement: Finalists for Executive Director, UIC Extended Campus

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that two finalists for the position of Executive Director of Extended Campus (EDEC) will interview on campus in February. We invite and encourage you to attend their public presentations, meet them and provide feedback.

Candidates and dates of their public presentations are:

Monday 2/19
Kelvin Bentley
Online Education Consultant (Part-Time Remote Position)
Vice President (Most Recent Full-Time Position Held)
Academic Affairs
Tarrant County College District
12-1pm, 613 SCE

Monday 2/26
Marwin Britto
Business, Economics, Education and Public Policy Librarian and Professor
University Library
University of Saskatchewan
12-1pm Cardinal Room/329 SCE

Finalists’ curricula vitae and other information are available on the UIC Administrative Searches site.

The Executive Director will foster the growth of online education at UIC as well as other innovative and transformative programs for multi-generational learners. Extended Campus oversees UIC’s online programs and offers credit and noncredit programming to adult professional audiences. It currently operates in partnership with several of UIC’s colleges.

The Executive Director provides administrative leadership and oversight in the development and expansion of Extended Campus programs. The Executive Director is responsible for managing an annual budget of $5M, a full-time staff of 19 employees and enrollments of approximately 10,000 participants annually. The responsibilities of this position include establishing strategic directions and initiatives; supervising a team of professionals; managing the budget and allocation of resources; overseeing online compliance regulations; creating and maintaining critical internal and external relationships to support implementation of the university’s mission; and developing online, professional development and certificate programs. The Executive Director reports to the Associate Provost.

I hope you will be able to attend these important presentations.


Susan Poser
Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs