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Karen Coicou

Executive Assistant

About

As Executive Assistant to the Associate Chancellor and Vice Provost for Diversity, I provide organizational and administrative support to the Associate Chancellor and Vice Provost as well as perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

I have over two decades of experience in higher education administration. Prior to joining Office of Diversity, I worked in a variety of roles at UIC including Assistant to the Senior Director of Public and Government Affairs, Assistant to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Civic and Corporate Relations, Assistant to the Associate Chancellor/Chief of Staff, Supervisor of Medical Immunization Records, Assistant Supervisor of Medical Immunization Records, Data Entry Operator of Medical Immunization Records, and Office Assistant in the Transcripts Department.

I earned a Master of Education in Leadership and Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a focus on marketing, from UIC.