August 26, 2016

Eric M. Heath Named AVP for Safety & Security

Eric M. Heath has been named Associate Vice President for Safety & Security at the University of Chicago, effective immediately. Eric replaces Marlon C. Lynch, who accepted a position with New York University.

In this role, Eric will oversee the University of Chicago Police Department, Emergency Communications, Emergency Management, Environmental Health and Safety, Transportation & Parking Services, and Risk Management.

Eric rejoined UChicago in September 2015, as the Executive Director of Campus Safety with responsibility for all of the administrative, logistical, technology, and communications functions of the department. He previously served as the Assistant Vice President for Public Safety & Chief of Police with George Mason University. Prior to this appointment, Eric served as a Deputy Chief with the UCPD. Eric holds an M.A. and B.A. from the University of Arkansas and served in the U.S. Armed Forces.