As the Associate Provost for Human Resources on the Urbana-Champaign campus, Elyne Cole oversees academic and staff human resources, including hiring, training, professional development and support for faculty, academic professionals, and civil service employees.
With more than 30 years of human resource management experience on our campus, Ms. Cole oversees the Staff and Academic Human Resource Offices, the Faculty/Staff Assistance Program and the Center for Training and Professional Development.
Elyne holds a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education and a Master’s degree in Adult Higher and Continuing Education, both from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has experience administering job training programs, job placement programs, consulting and speaking on human resource issues, and teaching in adult education. She is a member of the Association of American Universities-HR Institute, Association of American Universities-HR Institute board member, and a member of the Big Ten Alliance HR Directors.