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UIS breaks commencement record

Published Date:May 14, 2017

UIS held two commencement ceremonies on May 13, 2017, at the Prairie Capital Convention Center. A record 1,270 students took part in the ceremonies, making it the largest commencement in the university’s history.

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Published Date: May 14, 2017


Koch: Commencement Stories

Published Date:May 14, 2017

Chancellor Susan Koch profiles several recent UIS graduates in her latest State Journal-Register column.

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Published Date: May 14, 2017


View Commencement Photos

Published Date:May 14, 2017

Photos from the 46th annual UIS Commencement are now available on our Flickr website.

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Published Date: May 14, 2017


CAST program wins national approval

Published Date:April 11, 2017

The Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) certification program at the University of Illinois Springfield has been named one of only three Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center approved programs in the United States.

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Published Date: April 11, 2017


Papini named new UIS provost

Published Date:March 24, 2017

Dennis Papini has been selected to become the next UIS provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs effective July 1, 2017.

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Published Date: March 24, 2017


Koch honored with leadership award

Published Date:March 23, 2017

Chancellor Susan Koch was honored with the UPCEA 11th Hour Award for Leadership on March 23 for her efforts during challenging budget times in Illinois.

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Published Date: March 23, 2017


Fall Semester 2016 Dean's List

Published Date:February 13, 2017

A total of 580 students have been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester.

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Published Date: February 13, 2017


Business College earns reaccreditation

Published Date:February 9, 2017

The College of Business and Management has been reaccredited by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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Published Date: February 9, 2017


UIS tuition rate frozen for third year

Published Date:January 19, 2017

The U of I Board of Trustees approved tuition rates for next fall with no increase in base tuition for in-state freshmen, extending a three year tuition freeze at UIS.

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Published Date: January 19, 2017


Student Union live camera

Published Date:November 24, 2016

Watch live as the new UIS Student Union is constructed.

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Published Date: November 24, 2016


Fall enrollment increases at UIS

Published Date:September 8, 2016

A total of 5,428 students are enrolled, up from 5,402 students in fall 2015. That makes it the second largest student body in UIS history.

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Published Date: September 8, 2016