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Our Mission Heading link

In promoting the academic, professional, cultural and social development of LGBTQIA+ faculty, staff, and students at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer People (CCSLGBTQP) is devoted to the following tasks:

  • Communicating the various elements concerning the status of the LGBTQIA+ community at UIC to administration.
  • Leading the cultivation of a positive, equitable environment where LGBTQIA+ people may thrive in all areas and levels of their UIC experience.
  • Developing university programs designed to improve the quality of opportunities and curricula available to the LGBTQIA+ community.
  • Enhancing UIC’s relationship with the various LGBTQIA+ alumni and communities throughout the Chicago-land area.

Co-Chairs Heading link

James Flamm, M.Mgt. – College of Medicine
Shawn Conner-Rondot, Ph.D. – Office of Global Engagement

Ex Officio

Marchello Johnson, M.A. – College of Law

Our Priorities Heading link

  1. Remove Chick-fil-A from our campus
  2. Create an LGBTQ+ Student Planning committee within UIC’s Center for Student Involvement
  3. Work with the Department of Medicine Inclusion Council to increase diversity training as it relates to LGBTQIA+ folx
  4. Establish an LGBTQIA+ Alumni “Affinity” group within UIC’s Alumni Association
  5. Rename committee scholarship to honor UIC grad and trans activist, Elise Malary.