Your browser is unsupported

We recommend using the latest version of IE11, Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Safari.

Photo of Ellis, Keith

Keith Ellis, Ph.D

Executive Director

Pronouns: He/Him/His


Keith provides oversight and vision for the operations of Campus Housing at the University of Illinois Chicago. He creates strategic plans to improve the campus residential experience. Work closely with the staff to ensure delivery of residential experiences designed to promote retention and graduation.

Keith has been working in Higher Education for 20+ years fulfilling roles in Campus Housing, Student Conduct, Threat Management, Fraternity and Sorority Life, and Student Activities. Keith has a Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky, a Master’s degree from the University of Kansas and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Memphis. Keith is the father to two daughters and a partner to his wife Nichole.