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UIF names Natasha Cupps director of public markets and marketable alternatives

Fri, 17 Jul 2015 11:30 am CDT

The University of Illinois Foundation has selected Natasha Cupps as director of public markets and marketable alternatives in its Chicago-based Investment Office. Cupps, a Chicago native who most recently served as investment manager of public markets at Vanderbilt University’s Office of Investments in Nashville, Tenn., will assume her new position Aug. 17, 2015. She joins a U of I Foundation (UIF) team that is responsible for all investment-related matters for the Foundation and its board. These include the day-to-day management of the endowment, asset allocation guidance, portfolio management, and industry best practices.

JAMES H. MOORE JR. NAMED PRESIDENT AND CEO OF UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS FOUNDATION

Mon, 4 May 2015 10:45 am CDT

James H. Moore Jr., a nationally recognized and award-winning fundraising professional with nearly 25 years of experience in public and private higher education, has been named president and chief executive officer of the University of Illinois Foundation, Board of Directors Chair Roger L. Plummer announced Monday.

Edward F. Ewald named interim president of University of Illinois Foundation

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:00 am CDT

The University of Illinois Foundation Board of Directors has named Edward F. Ewald, currently senior vice president for development, interim president of the Foundation effective October 18, 2014, according to UIF Board Chair Roger L. Plummer. A search will soon be launched to select a permanent replacement for outgoing Foundation President Thomas J. Farrell.

University of Illinois, UIF set new fundraising records, direction

Fri, 18 Oct 2013 9:01 am CDT

Thomas J. Farrell, president of the University of Illinois Foundation, wants to establish a new strategic direction for the University of Illinois to not only to raise more money, but also to engage its alumni and donors in supporting the University on various levels, including serving on volunteer boards and serving as ambassadors for the University.

UIF Names Ellen J. Ellison New Chief Investment Officer

Thu, 20 Dec 2012 10:00 am CST

The University of Illinois Foundation named seasoned investor Ellen J. Ellison as its new chief investment officer, effective Jan. 15, 2013. Ellison has more than 30 years of experience in the financial sector and was the former executive director of investments at the University of Miami.

Thomas J. Farrell named President/CEO of University of Illinois Foundation

Wed, 10 Oct 2012 10:03 am CDT

The University of Illinois Foundation has selected Thomas J. Farrell, a fundraising executive who has worked at several top private universities, as its new president and CEO, according to Jane P. Donaldson, Chair of the UIF Board.


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