The University of Illinois System is the premier public higher education system in the state.

With three universities, a healthcare enterprise, and a brilliant legacy, the U of I System transforms lives and enhances the public good for all.

Through breakthrough research and innovation from our students and faculty, we make the world more imaginative, more equitable, and more sustainably productive.

Lasting Influence through our alumni

With more than 700,000 living alumni, the University of Illinois' impact extends throughout the state and around the world.

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System Leadership

Overseeing the University of Illinois System are the Board of Trustees and the U of I president. Along with the chancellor/vice president of each of the universities, the board and president keep the System and its universities competitive, growing, and fully committed to the core missions of education, research, public service, and economic development.