Elizabeth Majerus

Dr. Elizabeth Majerus

Interim Director

Dr. Elizabeth Majerus is the Interim Director of Uni High. Dr. Majerus taught at Uni for twenty years before taking on the role of Interim Director, serving as Uni’s Executive Teacher in the department of English for seventeen of those years. In her customary role as a Uni English teacher, she teaches Nonfiction Writing, Poetry, the Nineteenth-Century Novel, Utopias and Dystopias in Literature, and Creative Writing. Dr. Majerus earned her B.A. in English and Integrated Liberal Studies at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in English Literature at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Dr Karl Radnitzer

Dr. Karl Radnitzer

Assistant Director of Student Life

The Assistant Director of Student Life at Uni. Radnitzer began his time at Uni as a school counselor for three years before earning his new role as Assistant Director. He taught at Oak Park School District 97 and the University of Chicago Lab School. He served as principal at Leal School in Urbana and his most recent position was program coordinator and academic advisor at Millikin University. Karl joined the Uni staff in 2010. He has a B.S. in psychology from North Park College, M.S. at the University of Illinois, C.A.S from the University of Chicago and his Ph.D. in education from the University of Illinois. He has endorsements in School Counseling and School Administration. His interests are emotional intelligence, leadership development, career assessment and students who are gifted and also have learning disabilities. Karl and his wife Crystal have three children: Isaac (Uni class of 2008), Hannah (Centennial class of 2010) and Abigail (Uni class of 2012). Karl and Crystal serve as foster parents.