Meet Our Staff

The International Safety and Security team members are dedicated and knowledgeable safety and security professionals.

Andrew Collum

andrew collum with an elephant

Associate Director for International Safety & Security | +1-217-300-2401

Andrew joined Illinois International as the Associate Director for International Safety and Security in 2017. He develops and coordinates policies and procedures that support the safety and well-being of Illinois students, faculty, and staff traveling abroad for study or university business. Andrew also provides global emergency response services to travelers. Before working for Illinois International, Andrew served in the U.S. Army as a political-military specialist on Africa. He holds an M.A. in African Studies from Ohio University and a B.S. in International Relations from the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York.

Important Note: Erin DeLuca has left the University effective Thursday, July 19, 2018. Please contact Andrew Collum with any questions you may have.

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If you have questions or concerns about non-emergency health, safety, or security issues, please contact us by phone during office hours or by email ( We maintain office hours Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time. Responses will be provided as soon as possible.