Lowa Mwilambwe currently serves as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Auxiliary, Health & Wellbeing at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a position he has held since June 2016. In this role, he oversees the following departments: Illini Union, McKinley Health Center, Camps Recreation, Counseling Center, University Housing, Parking, and the State Farm Center (co-managed with the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics). He also chairs the Student Fee Advisory Committee and the Repair and Replacement review process for all auxiliary departments on the Urbana-Champaign campus.
Lowa Mwilambwe joined the University of Illinois in 2012 as Director of the Illini Union. Before coming to campus, he served as the Director of the University Center at the University of Texas at San Antonio for eight years. He held several positions in the Bone Student Center/Braden Auditorium and University Housing while at Illinois State University and before moving to Texas. He has been an active member in ACUI, NACAS, NASPA, and other professional organizations.
Mr. Mwilambwe holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture from Western Illinois University and a Master’s in Economics from Illinois State University.