About the Event: We are pleased to welcome Chancellor Phyllis Wise to the Research Park for a luncheon with companies from across the park. She will share some remarks about research, innovation, and entrepreneurship and would like to learn more about the companies in the Research Park.
About Chancellor Wise: Phyllis Wise is Vice President and Chancellor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. As Vice President and Chancellor, Dr. Wise is the chief executive officer for the Urbana-Champaign campus and is responsible for all financial programs, campus policies, and priorities with the mission of ensuring a transformative educational experience for America’s next generation of leaders. The Urbana-Champaign campus has a budget of $1.5B with more than $400M in research expenditures. There are 42,000 students and 3,000 faculty members. Prior to this appointment Phyllis M. Wise was interim President of the University of Washington in 2010-2011. Before that appointment, she served as Executive Vice President and Provost at the University of Washington, a position she held for five years. During that time Dr. Wise was a professor of physiology and biophysics, biology, and obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Washington. Wise continues an active research program in issues concerning women’s health and gender-based biology. She has been particularly interested in whether hormones influence brains of women and men during development, during adulthood and during aging.
RSVP: To participate in this free event, register online https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/2290610