By Lucia Gonzalez
TERESA SOTO-PLUTZ, Assistant to the Chancellor and Assistant Director for Government Affairs, is the liaison between Chancellor Paula Allen-Meares and APAC.
SOTO-PLUTZ’S duties in the Office of the Chancellor include managing and coordinating the Chancellor’s schedule, such as preparing for her meetings, speaking engagements, and travel. She also serves as the Chancellor’s liaison to colleges, administrative offices, external constituents, and government agencies. Many of Soto-Plutz’s duties involve assisting the Chancellor with issues that require confidentiality, discretion, and troubleshooting.
HER POSITION also puts Soto-Plutz in the role of serving as an intermediary between the Board of Trustees and the Chancellor on various issues and inquires. She also communicates with the Office of Government Relations on any campus inquiries, complaints, press events that involve elected officials, and legislative hearing preparation.
“IN MY 24 years at UIC, this has been the most exciting time for me,” said Soto-Plutz. “Every day is unique, demanding, stressful, and exciting— all at the same time. The most fulfilling part of my job is showcasing all that the campus has to offer to external constituencies.”
FOR MORE information, contact Soto-Plutz at (312) 413-3350 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.