Greater Chicago Midwest HERC

Greater Chicago Midwest Regional MapThe Greater Chicago Midwest HERC (GCM HERC) is a collaborative response of our member institutions to the challenges of recruiting and retaining talented and diverse faculty and staff.  The GCM HERC was founded in 2007 by Northwestern University, the University of Illinois at Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory, Fermilab and the University of Chicago. Our distinguished members are colleges and universities, and medical, cultural and research institutions located in the region (northern and central Illinois, southeastern Wisconsin, and northwest and central Indiana).

Contact Greater Chicago Midwest HERC

Sarah Levy
Regional Director

Membership Information 

To lean more about HERC membership, click here.

Regional Governance

Advisory Council of the Greater Chicago Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium:
  • Argonne National Laboratory – Lisa Durham, Principal Environmental Engineer and Director
  • Harper College – Paula Saltzman, Diverse Workforce Recruiter
  • Northwestern University – Andrea Conklin Bueschel, Associate Provost for Strategy and Policy
  • University of Chicago – Ingrid Gould, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs
  • University of Notre Dame – Pamela Young, Director for Academic Diversity & Inclusion

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