Investing in Our Future

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Investing in Our Future - A presentation by Susan J. Koch, Chancellor, at the Invest in America 2013 Summit, Shanghai, China.

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Investing in Our Future

  1. 1. Investing in Our Future Susan J. Koch, Chancellor Invest in America 2013 Summit, Shanghai March 15-18, 2013
  2. 2. The State of Illinois
  3. 3. Facts About the State of Illinois 1. City of Chicago – 9.5 million people 2. Agricultural leader 3. Exporter of machinery, transportation equipment, chemicals 4. 10,668 Chinese students at Illinois universities
  4. 4. University of Illinois – 3 Campuses Chicago Urbana Springfield • 77,443 students • World leader in research • Engineering, agriculture, medical education
  5. 5. Springfield’s best-known resident Abraham Lincoln
  6. 6. University of Illinois Springfield snapshot • 5,048 students • 45 degree programs • Small classes • Strong tradition in public affairs • National leader in online learning
  7. 7. UIS: #2 in the Midwest
  8. 8. UIS: top enrollments, undergraduate 1. Business Administration 2. Computer Science 3. Psychology 4. Accountancy 5. Biology
  9. 9. UIS: top enrollments, graduate 1. Computer Science 2. Public Administration 3. Management Information Systems 4. Educational Leadership 5. Business Administration (MBA)
  10. 10. UIS faculty from China Also, Dr. Hei-Chi Chan Mathematics Physics Astronomy Ph.D., Yale Dr. Lan Dong, “University Scholar”
  11. 11. Brian Su MPA 1996
  12. 12. Chinese language class at UIS
  13. 13. Wenguang Huang, M.A. 1991

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