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Access and Equal Opportunity University of Illinois Springfield



About Access and Equal Opportunity


The Colonnade The Office of the Associate Chancellor for Access and Equal Opportunity Serves Students, Faculty, Staff, and Administrators in Several Ways, Including:

  • Support for Diversity, Access, and Equal Opportunity
  • AA/EEO, Title IX, ADA Compliance Goals and Obligations
  • Oversight for Academic Searches, Retention Strategies, and Employment Practices
  • Support for Staff Diversity Goals and Initiatives
  • Dialogue, Training and Awareness
  • Complaints and Consultations
  • Conflict Management and Advice
  • Community Outreach

Impermanent Column, Tom Skomski, 1993


To foster environments and practices which affirm the value of diversity; engage dialogue and discovery; prevent unlawful discrimination and harassment; and open doors to inclusion and achievement.


UIS Colonnade “…Differences are not failed attempts at being normal,
they are unique manifestations of the human spirit”

Wade Davis

Guiding Collaborative Principle

“…the greatest victory is that which requires no battle”   Sun Tzu

UIS is required by policy to provide
Equal access and opportunity to compete
For qualified persons,
And guided by mission to provide
A welcoming and inclusive campus community

Leadership lived


University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza
Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407



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