University Outreach Advisory Committee

Membership

  1. The University Outreach Advisory Committee consists of the following members:

    Chief Engagement Officer and Senior Associate Vice President as chair; one faculty member for the College of Law; one faculty member from each of the degree-granting colleges; a representative of the Executive Vice President and Provost; a representative of the University Libraries; a representative from the Graduate School.

    The representative of the Executive Vice President and Provost, and the representative of the Graduate School shall serve three-year terms. The faculty representing the colleges shall be appointed by the Vice President for Outreach, Engagement and Regional Development upon recommendation of the respective College Council or the faculty of the College of Law for three-year staggered terms.
  2. The duties of the committee include to: serve as an advisory body to the Chief Engagement Officer and Senior Associate Vice President, the Council of Deans, and the Executive Vice President and Provost, on policy matters regarding the university's outreach mission and activities; provide academic liaison between the Division of Outreach, Engagement and Regional Development and the instructional colleges, and facilitate appropriate interdisciplinary educational outreach activities; and, assist the division in evaluating its ongoing activities and planning new initiatives.

University Outreach Advisory Committee

The UOAC meets on the fourth Monday of Sept, Nov, Jan, Feb, and March, 1-2 p.m.

MEMBERSHIP
2021-2022
2022-2023
2023-2024
2024-2025
*Chief Engagement Officer and Senior Associate Vice President
Rena Cotsones
Rena Cotsones
 
+Representative, Executive Vice President & Provost
Balaji Rajagopalan
 
Business
Mya Groza
Lan Li Lan Li Lan Li
Education
James Cohen
Marcella Otto Marcella Otto Marcella Otto
Engineering and Engineering Technology
Reinaldo Moraga
Reinaldo Moraga
Health and Human Sciences
Julie Patterson Julie Patterson Julie Patterson
Law
Matt Timko
Matt Timko
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Wesley Swingley for Chakraborty Michael Eads Michael Eads Michael Eads
Visual and Performing Arts
John Siblik
John Siblik
John Siblik
University Libraries
Kimberly Shotick Kimberly Shotick
+Graduate School
Therese Arado Therese Arado

* chair

Contact Us

University Council
Altgeld Hall 103

Peter Chomentowski
President, Faculty Senate
Chair, University Council
815-753-9306
pchomentowski@niu.edu

Pat Erickson
Administrative Assistant
815-753-1732
pje@niu.edu

Steven Howell
Faculty Personnel Advisor
showell2@niu.edu

Linda Saborío
Faculty Advisory Council to the IBHE
lsaborio@niu.edu

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