University Planning

Introductory Chapter


The Introduction provides a brief history of the University, significant changes to the University in the last 10 years (e.g., new facilities, new academic programs, renaming of the regional center to Western Illinois University-Quad Cities) and responses to the last site team visit.


  • Al Goldfarb, President
  • Jack Thomas, Provost and Academic Vice President
  • *Dan Hendricks, Vice President, Advancement and Student Services
  • Garry Johnson, Vice President, Student Services
  • Jackie Thompson, Vice President, Administrative Services
  • Joe Rives, Vice President for Quad Cities, Planning, and Technology
  • Kerry Yadgar, Administrative Assistant

*former member