University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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Office for Business, Community & Economic Development

The Office for Business, Community & Economic Development was established in 2018 to provide programs and services that address socio and economic issues impacting diverse communities in the state of Illinois and, in particular, the Champaign County region, and serve as a gateway to the University of Illinois resources.

The Office for Business, Community & Economic Development is responsible for:

  • Supplier Diversity Program
  • Diverse Business Development Program
  • Community & Economic Development
  • Community Technical Assistance Program
  • Internship and Service Learning Program

Contact BCED

Office for Business, Community & Economic Development
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1817 South Neil Street, Suite 101
Champaign, IL 61820
217-244-2907 | bced@illinois.edu

LaTonya Hull
Director, Office for Business, Community & Economic Development
lmburton@illinois.edu