The OVPUAAP promotes student success across campus through a variety of initiatives, research, and project management. The office is home to units engaged in high-impact practices that enhance the academic life of the student such as the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE), African American Academic Network (AAAN), Army ROTC, CHANCE program, Collaboration in Advising, External Fellowships, the Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services Program (LARES), the L@S GANAS Project, Native American Support Program (NASP), Summer College, Transition Coaching, Flames Leadership Network, and Undergraduate Research. In addition, the OVPUAAP oversees and supports campus units with the creation, revision, and assessment of academic programs. The OVPUAAP advises the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost on matters related to strengthening the undergraduate student experience and helping all undergraduates succeed, promoting their well-being, on-time graduation, and transition to rewarding careers in a constantly changing global society.
UIC named 2021 HSI leader by Fulbright Program
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
The University of Illinois Chicago is among a select group of Hispanic-Serving Institutions recognized as a Fulbright HSI Leader by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for its commitment to the Fulbright Program,
Dr. Aixa Alfonso, PI for L@s GANAS and Victoria Soliz, a Mentoring con GANAS mentor, have both received The Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Latinos Recognition Award
Friday, August 13, 2021
Nominees must identify as Latina/o/x and as members of the UIC community, be actively involved with Latinx issues and/or service at UIC, and be role models or mentors to members of the Latinx community.
UIC student, alumna selected for State Department Critical Language Scholarship
Monday, July 26, 2021
A graduate student and a recent graduate from the University of Illinois Chicago have been awarded the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship to participate in intensive foreign language programs this summer.
First Day Project
Monday, April 5, 2021
VPUAAP has partnered with the Center for the Advancement of Teaching Excellence (CATE) in an exciting opportunity supported by APLU called the Student Experience Project (SEP). The SEP is a collaborative of university leaders, faculty, researchers, and national…