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The Academic Professional Advisory Committee (APAC) of the University of Illinois at Chicago is an elected body whose function, as defined by University of Illinois Board of Trustees Statutes Article II, Section 5, is to provide for the orderly voicing of suggestions for the good of the University, afford added recourse for the consideration of grievances, and furnish a channel for direct and concerted communication between the Academic Professional (AP) staff and the administrative officers of the University, its colleges, schools, institutes, divisions, and other administrative units on matters of interest or concern to the Academic Professional staff or any member of it.

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The UIC Academic Professional Advisory Committee (APAC) was established to address the interests of Academic Professionals (APs) on the UIC Campus. Our Mission is to represent and serve APs by:

  • Serving as liaisons between APs and the Office of the Chancellor and the offices of other administrators of the university
  • Appointing representatives to University and campus committees
  • Drafting and reviewing policies affecting APs
  • Organizing the election of AP representatives to the UIC Senate
  • Promoting recognition of APs, including guiding the selection process for the Chancellor’s Academic Professional Excellence (CAPE) Award

Approved by APAC 3/19/08

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