Council of Administrative Personnel

Division Representative - Vice President for Administrative Services: Pamela Bowman

Pamela Bowman is the Director of Human Resources at Western Illinois University. As an administrator, Ms. Bowman leads Western's 17-member human resources staff and manages employee relations, labor relations, classification, compensation, employment, examination, diversity, training and development for approximately 1,000 classified staff and directs benefits administration for all eligible WIU employees, faculty, staff and administrators (approximately 2,000). As Director of Human Resource, she is also the University's representative to the State Universities Civil Service System and the State Universities Retirement System and she is responsible for ensuring University compliance with state and federal statues, laws and regulations relating to human resource management. She earned a bachelor's degree in business from the University of Northern Iowa and a master's degree in business leadership and human resource management from Upper Iowa University.