Welcome to the Faculty Advisory Council of the IBHE

The Faculty Advisory Council (FAC), an advisory group to the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE), is a representative group of faculty in the State of Illinois. It has 36 members comprised of the following Institutions in the State.

  • 12 Representatives, one from each of the 12 public universities
  • 12 Representatives from the private and proprietary institutions
  • 12 Representatives from the public community colleges

We are 50 and proud of it!

  • Governor Quinn’s letter of appreciation to FAC [ click here ]
  • Representative Naomi Jakobsson sponsored Illinois House Resolution 0645 on the occasion of our 50th anniversary [ click here ].
  • Senator Daniel Biss sponsored Illinois Senate Resolution 661 proclaiming December 13, 2013 IBHE Faculty Advisory Council day [ click here] 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Marie Donovan, DePaul University, Chair
Early Childhood, 2320 North Kenmore, SAC 362, Chicago, IL 60614
773.325.7591
Email:mdonovan@depaul.edu

Shawn Schumacher, DeVry University-Addison, Vice Chair
Academics, Room 212, 1221 North Swift Road, Addison, IL 60101
630.953.1300 x 8252
Email: sschumacher@devry.edu

Steve Rock, Western Illinois University, Secretary
Department of Economics and Decision Sciences, 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455
309.298.1343
Email: SM-Rock@wiu.edu

Devi Prasad V. Potluri, Chicago State University, Chair Public Caucus
9501 South King Drive, Chicago, IL 60628
773.995.2199
Email: vpotluri@csu.edu

John D’Anca, Oakton Community College, Chair Community College Caucus
Division I Science and Health Careers, 1600 East Golf Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016
847.635.1966
Email: johnd@oakton.edu

Andrew Howard, Chair, Independent Institutions Caucus 
Illinois Institute of Technology
Associate Professor of Biology and Physics,
3101 South Dearborn Street, Life Sciences Building, Room 178,
Chicago, IL 60616

312.567.5881
Email: howard@iit.edu

 

 

Mission

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