Administrative Services

Employee Spotlight Connie Lincoln

Connie Lincoln

Office Manager
Law Enforcement and Justice Administration Department

"I have so much appreciation for students who come here from other areas. I also enjoy working commencement. I love seeing our students with their families; everyone is always so happy and so very proud."

Connie works in the Law Enforcement and Justice Administration Dept. as an Office Manager. Connie works to support the faculty, programs, and graduate programs in the department. She oversees staff and assists with the intern programs. Connie also finds time to serve on the Civil Service Employees Council as Vice President and is also responsible for the Employee of the Month Program.

Connie's WIU journey began as a student who transferred into Western. She earned her undergraduate degree in Agriculture. She began testing for Civil Service positions and was hired initially in the Math Dept. She has also worked in the Psychology Dept. prior to her current position in LEJA.

She enjoys the interaction of the students and faculty. She shares, "The faculty in this department all have field experience in their specialty areas. I love to see them interact with our students and help them…they are very supportive." Connie also loves the diversity that our students bring to Western. "I have so much appreciation for students who come here from other areas. I also enjoy working commencement. I love seeing our students with their families; everyone is always so happy and so very proud."

One of Connie's most memorable experiences is the opportunities she has to contact the Civil Service Employee of the Month. "I love calling the recipients and congratulating them on the award. They are always so surprised and appreciative!"

Outside of her work at Western, Connie loves spending time with her two children, Jayson and Macy. She also enjoys attending livestock shows and doing needlepoint, hardanger, and cross stitch. She and her mom compete at the county fairs with their textiles.

HR salutes Connie Lincoln as one of our many committed Civil Service employees at WIU!