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2017-2018 Committee Chair

Carin Smith
Lawrence University
(847) 488-9953

Executive Board Liaison

Student and Family Outreach Council Team
Stephanie Szczepanski, Treasurer-elect
Saint Louis University
(872) 241-9400


The Illinois College Fair Committee shall be responsible for establishing the Illinois College Fair schedule, overseeing policy and procedures, promoting the Illinois Regional College Fairs, and overseeing the planning and implementation of the Articulation Unplugged program held each fall. The Illinois College Fair Coordinator shall be the chairperson and the committee shall consist of nine members, each of whom shall serve a three-year term. In addition, the Treasurer-Elect shall serve as the tenth member of the committee. Efforts will be made to include a member who serves on the Chicago National College Fair Committee and at least one member who will also serve as the chief organizer(s) of Articulation Unplugged.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Illinois College Fair Committee will be:

  1. to continually evaluate and prepare the yearly college fair schedule
  2. to monitor the quality of each program listed on the IACAC College Fair Calendar
  3. to regulate the policies established for Illinois Regional programs and Articulation Unplugged: schedule, fee structure, etc.
  4. to promote The IACAC Statement of Practices and Courtesies as it applies to college fair programs and Articulation Unplugged
  5. to oversee and monitor Articulation Unplugged program
  6. to align the committee goals and initiatives with the IACAC Strategic Plan


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Committee Members

Ted Campbell, Northern Illinois University
Melanie Coffman, Independent Educational Consultant
Alison Crowley, Northern Michigan University
Drew Eder, Highland Park High School
Erin Hoover, Augustana College
Carl Krause, Lake Zurich High School
Jennifer Brown, North Central College
Kim Myers, Marist High School
Megan O’Rourke, Marquette University
April Ponte, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Nick Sanders, Parkland Community College
Betsy Stevens, University of Pittsburgh
Keegan White, Marquette University
Kim Wiley, Deerfield High School

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