Meet Ed Slazinik
Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Director of Auxiliary Services
As Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Director of Auxiliary Services, Ed Slazinik provides administrative oversight for the Illini Union, Campus Recreation, University Housing and McKinley Health Center. Ed also has administrative responsibility for Assembly Hall programs, in collaboration with the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics.
From 2004 to April 2012, Ed was the Director of the Illini Union. He has served on countless local boards and campus committees, and his accomplishments at the University are well-documented. Under his leadership, the Union’s programs were consistently among the most diverse and successful on campus, serving the entire campus community and visitors from around the world.
Ed’s areas of expertise include budget management, human resources, legal issues, campus and external relations, and facilities management. U of I students also benefit from Ed’s extensive experience in revenue-generation, capital projects and fee funding, and his focus on student development and success.
2013 Award Recipients