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Academic Affairs staff

Dr. Dianna Shandy

Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
Professor of Anthropology

Office: Bahls Center 116,, 309-794-7312

Dr. Kristin Douglas

Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, Associate Dean of Student Success & Persistence
Professor of Biology

Office: Bahls Center 116,, 309-794-3443

Responsibilities: academic standing, advising and Vocational Exploration (CORE), course enrollment and  schedule/load changes, First Year Experience, Honor Council, orientation and registration, retention and persistence Initiatives, Starfish, student concerns (with dean of students).

Committees: Administrative technology, Advising, Student persistence and success

Dr. Greg Domski

Associate Dean of Academic Strategic Priorities
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Office: Bahls Center 116,, 309-794-3482

Responsibilities: assessment, diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, EAB Academic Performance Solutions, faculty development, IDEA Course Evaluations, McAllister & Quinn liaison, program reviews,
Transfer Pathways Initiatives, visiting faculty and fellow hires.

Committees: Diversity Council, Academic technology, Assessment for Improvement, General education, Symposium Day.

The Office of Academic Affairs also includes:

Michelle Heinrichs, Budget and contract coordinator, 309-794-7311
Academic budgets, faculty compensation, faculty database and course load manager.

Andrea Pritchard, Budget and contract assistant, 309-794-7504

Jeannine Oliver, Executive Assistant, 309-794-7328
AA event planning; Faculty governance materials, NF onboarding, IDEA reviews  

Elizabeth Badillo, Executive Assistant to Provost, 309-794-7312

Provost calendar, External program reviews & Faculty program searches