John Wilkin serves as the chief academic officer for the Urbana campus, overseeing the campus academic programs, polices and priorities, which have been designed to ensure the quality of the educational experience for students and to sustain an environment that encourages and supports academic excellence. Read full bio.
John P. Wilkin
Juanita J. and Robert E. Simpson Dean of Libraries and University Librarian
Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost
As Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs, Abbas Benmamoun 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. Read full bio.
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. Read full bio.
Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela
As Vice Provost for International Affairs and Global Strategies and Senior International Officer, Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela cultivates relationships with institutions around the world while bringing together the university’s vast on-campus international presence. Read full bio.
Matthew Tomaszewski develops capital priorities and leads planning efforts to ensure that units have the facilities to support their mission-critical activities. Read full bio.
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. Read full bio.
The Provost Fellows Program is designed to provide academic leadership experience to our most accomplished tenured faculty. Learn more.