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Elizabeth Hamilton

Associate Provost and Chief of Staff


Building & Room:

600 S. Morgan St., 2832 UH


Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 413-3450



Elizabeth joined UIC from the University of Central Florida, where she was the assistant vice president for strategic planning in the Division of Administration and Finance. Previously, she was the assistant vice president for strategic action in the Office of the Provost at West Virginia University and had held a series of leadership roles in academic affairs focused on advancing institutional strategic priorities and accreditation.

Having served on the leadership teams of two public research universities, Elizabeth has extensive experience developing and implementing complex, university-wide initiatives across a wide range of academic and administrative areas. She also has been engaged with institutional accreditation processes for over a decade and has acted as a peer reviewer and accreditation liaison officer for the Higher Learning Commission, as well as an evaluator for SACSCOC.

Elizabeth received her Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in philosophy from Northwestern University, and Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in philosophy from the University of California, Riverside. She has research interests in ethics and social and political philosophy, focusing on theories of autonomy, moral responsibility and coercion.