Thursday, January 27, 2011

Dr. Harry Berman: An Insider's Prospective of UIS

In late 1994, Dr. Harry Berman, Interim Chancellor at the University of Illinois at Springfield, found himself wondering if he was making a huge career mistake. He had just given up his position as a professor of psychology to serve as the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. After teaching at the university (then Sangamon State) for 17 years, he admits that the career change was "like falling off the edge of a cliff." He soon discovered, however, that working as part of a team has its own unique rewards, even though the path to those rewards could be long and complicated.

Berman was profiled by Springfield Scene Magazine in the January-February, 2011 edition.

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