Provost Announcement: Search for Dean of the Honors College

I write to announce that the search for the Dean of the Honors College is now underway. This is an internal search.  

Your participation in the search process is critical to its success. I encourage you to nominate candidates, encourage them to apply, participate in the interview process for the finalists, and provide your input to the search committee. Nominations or inquiries may be directed to the search coordinator Faizan Abid at  The advertisement for the position and the search committee membership can be found at the search website. This website will be updated throughout the search process.

The Honors College is an essential undergraduate program at UIC, crucial to recruiting 1,600 talented students from diverse backgrounds and providing them with uniquely enriching and challenging educational opportunities. The next Dean of the Honors College will be called upon to provide inspiring leadership and strategic direction to this already thriving college, ensuring its continued growth and success.

Susan Poser
Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs