State Universities Civil Service System

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Dr. Sherry Eagle



Northeastern Illinois University
Appointed: 9/20/2018

Dr. Eagle currently serves as Executive Director for the Institute for Collaboration of Aurora University. In that role, she leads the institute’s work including STEM and senior citizen initiatives along with community-wide projects that involved corporate, nonprofit and education partners. Past roles include being the Superintendent of the Aurora West School District 129 and the Vice Principal for science, mathematics, special education and reading at Thornwood High School.

Eagle graduated from the University of Illinois – Chicago. She received her master’s degree from the University of Chicago and her doctorate from Northern Illinois University.