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‘Decade of Leadership’ Series

Terri Weaver

Celebrating the legacy of UIC Nursing Dean Terri E. Weaver

For the last decade, Terri Weaver, PhD, RN, FAAN, ATSF, FAASM, has served as dean of the UIC College of Nursing.

Before arriving at the college 10 years ago, she had never lived in the Midwest. Weaver was a sleep researcher who spent 30 years on the nursing faculty at the University of Pennsylvania. She will be leaving the college in August 2021 having made a remarkable impact in Chicago and beyond.

Under Weaver’s leadership, the college expanded from five campuses to six with the addition of Springfield. She left no campus untouched, making major physical enhancements to each one. Weaver developed a partnership with alumna and philanthropist M. Christine Schwartz, BSN ’70, to overhaul the Chicago campus’s aging building and create a cutting-edge simulation lab. She's forged new global health partnerships, strengthened shared governance with students and faculty, and mentored future academic leaders.

Most importantly, she dedicated herself to advancing the college’s tripartite mission of excellence in teaching, transformative research and community-based practice.

Weaver will retire in August 2021, leaving a lasting impact on the college.

The college will host a lunch honoring Dean Weaver on Aug. 27.

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Aug 27 2021
A Decade of Leadership

Luncheon Honoring Dean Weaver

Friday, 11:00 am–1:30 pm
University Club of Chicago

Dress Code for Aug. 28 Luncheon

Business casual attire or better is required throughout the Clubhouse Monday through Friday. Smart casual attire is permitted every Saturday and Sunday throughout the Clubhouse.

Hotel Options for Aug. 28 Luncheon Heading link

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

540 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611, 312.836.0100

Thompson Chicago

21 E. Bellevue Place, Chicago, IL 60611, 312.266.2100

Hilton Chicago

720 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605, 312.922.4400

Chicago Waterfront Hotel Lake Shore | W Chicago – Lakeshore

644 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, 312.943.9200

Past events in our Decade of Leadership series Heading link

May 4 2021
A Decade of Leadership

Partnering for the Future of Nursing Practice & Education (panel)

Tuesday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual Event
Mar 4 2021
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The Research of Dean Terri Weaver

Thursday, 11:00 am–12:15 pm
Virtual Event

For more information, contact: Heading link

Caitlyn Cannatello, Advancement Coordinator

845 S. Damen Ave., MC 802, Chicago, IL 60612