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Interim Vice Provost & Associate Chancellor for Diversity

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce that, effective August 16, 2017, Dr. Charu Thakral, the Associate Vice Provost for Diversity, will serve as the Interim Vice Provost & Associate Chancellor for Diversity,…

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Search for Associate Chancellor and Vice Provost for Diversity

Dear Colleagues: In March, Dr. Tyrone Forman, Associate Chancellor and Vice Provost for Diversity, announced that he would return to faculty to pursue his program of research on the nature and social consequences…

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Search Committee Training

Beginning in February 2017, the Office for Access and Equity, in partnership with the Office of Diversity and the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, will offer 90-minute workshops several times…

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Global Asian Studies launches

The latest evolution of Asian Studies and Asian American Studies at UIC is taking shape this fall with the launch of the new Global Asian Studies program. The program not only merges the College of…

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UIC earns national award for diversity, inclusion

UIC received the 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of the annual HEED Award — a…

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UIC earns national award for diversity and inclusion

The University of Illinois at Chicago received the 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient…

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UIC earns silver rating for sustainability

UIC’s sustainability efforts were recently recognized with a rating of “silver” from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. Silver certification represents further improvement over bronze, which was UIC’s rating in…

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White House adviser ‘impressed’ with student initiatives

It’s up to universities like UIC to help President Obama achieve his vision, says White House adviser Akil Vohra.“From the president’s perspective, we want to make sure that by 2020, we have the…