Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Northern Michigan U. administrator named UIS chancellor

A woman with 25 years in senior leadership positions at two Midwestern public universities has been chosen as the new chancellor at the University of Illinois Springfield.

Susan Koch is currently provost and vice president for academic affairs at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Mich., where she has served since 2007. Before joining NMU, Koch was associate provost and dean of the graduate college at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.

University of Illinois president Michael Hogan announced Koch’s appointment Monday. It takes effect July 1, pending approval by the U of I Board of Trustees.

Koch was featured in an April 5, 2011, article by The State Journal-Register.

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