Staff Directory

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William Bernhard

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
bernhard@illinois.edu
(217) 333-6677

Assistant: Susan Maxwell
samaxwel@illinois.edu
(217) 333-3459

As Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, William Bernhard provides leadership in the areas of academic affairs and faculty affairs. His portfolio includes faculty development, the Provost Fellows program, human resources, academic awards, and assessment.

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Paul Ellinger

Paul Ellinger

Vice Provost for Budget and Resource Planning
pellinge@illinois.edu
(217) 333-5503

Assistant: Jane Baumgartner
jmbaumga@illinois.edu
(217) 300-2702

Vice Provost for Budget and Resource Planning Paul Ellinger provides strategic budget planning and allocation advice to the Provost, guidance to campus in areas related to budget, finance, planning and resource allocation, leadership and management of the campus budget office, and serves as campus chief financial officer.

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Adam Fein

Assistant Provost for Educational Innovation
fein@illinois.edu
(217) 244-9058

Assistant: Deb Kincaid
dkincaid@illinois.edu
(217) 244-4545

Adam Fein is involved in shaping campus strategy and providing campus-wide support for innovations in classroom and online education. He assists academic units with the development of new types of educational programs, especially online programs, guiding campus policies around online programs, and promoting the use of data-driven research and analytics to improve student learning outcomes.

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Kim Green

Major Awards Coordinator
kagreen4@illinois.edu
(217) 244-3689

Kim Green serves as the campus-level resource for supporting efforts to nominate faculty for the national and international awards that recognize world-class researchers and scholars.

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Vicky Gress

Executive Associate Provost for Budget and Resource Planning
gress@illinois.edu
(217) 333-4493

Assistant: Jane Baumgartner
jmbaumga@illinois.edu
(217) 333-4493

Vicky Gress provides budget planning and allocation budget advice to the vice provost for budget and resource planning. She provides high-level leadership of the campus budget office, including oversight of daily functions and management of staff.

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Andrea Hoey

Assistant Provost and Director for Budget and Resource Planning
ahoey@illinois.edu
(217) 333-7904

Andrea Hoey assists the Vice Provost and Executive Associate Provost with administration of the annual budget process, strategic financial planning and monitoring the financial health of the campus. 

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Kristi Kuntz

Associate Provost for Academic Programs and Policies, and Executive Director of the Campus Center for Advising and Academic Services
kakuntz@illinois.edu
(217) 333-6677

Assistant: Melinda Schaefer
mschaefr@illinois.edu
(217) 244-3694

Kristi Kuntz leads efforts to ensure the quality and relevance of academic programs and to provide support to students as they explore academic pathways and options.

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Amie Loyd, Associate Director for Budget & Resource Planning

Amie Loyd

Associate Director for Budget and Resource Planning
amieloyd@illinois.edu
(217) 333-1541

Amie Loyd is an Associate Director for Budget and Resource Planning. Her duties include working with the assistant and executive associate provost in areas related to budget, finance, strategic planning, and resource allocation.

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Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela portrait

Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela

Vice Provost for International Affairs and Global Strategies
mabokela@illinois.edu
(217) 300-2190

Assistant: Amy Hubbard
hubbrd@illinois.edu
(217) 300-1914

As vice provost and the senior international officer, Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela cultivates relationships with institutions around the world while bringing together the university’s vast on-campus international presence.

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Suzanne Rinehart

Assistant Provost for Budget & Resource Planning
srinehar@uillinois.edu
(217) 333-9526

Suzanne Rinehart is the Director of the OBFS Budget and Financial Analysis and Assistant Provost for Budget & Resource Planning. Her office supports the Provost Office and campus units with the following: budget development management, campus-level budget preparation and the Budget Summary for Operations, allocation of tuition distribution, various financial condition and reporting analyses, income fund and tuition/fee projections and analysis, deficit monitoring and analysis, indirect cost recovery (ICR) reporting and analysis, campus fund reconciliations, budget transfer processing, managing internal loan arrangements and serving on campus appointed committees. Suzanne holds a B. S. in Accounting and an M.Ed. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Charles Tucker

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Innovation
ctucker@illinois.edu
(217) 333-6677

Assistant: Deb Kincaid
dkincaid@illinois.edu
(217) 244-4545

As Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Innovation, Charles Tucker provides campus-wide leadership in the area of undergraduate education, including setting strategic directions for the undergraduate experience at Illinois, supporting innovation in classroom and in online instruction, and encouraging interdisciplinary initiatives in curriculum and pedagogy.

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