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University of Illinois System, U of I Foundation Endowment Shows Impressive 14.1 Percent Return for FY17

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 1:30 pm CDT

For 82 years, the University of Illinois Foundation and the University of Illinois have worked together to secure and manage private gifts from donors who are committed to the University and advancing its excellence in teaching, research and public engagement.

UIS fundraising campaign seeks to raise $40 million to benefit students, faculty and the community

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:28 am CDT

SPRINGFIELD—The University of Illinois Springfield launched the public phase of the largest fundraising campaign in its history on Tuesday, October 10. More than 300 people attended the day’s events to kick off the capital campaign, “Reaching Stellar: The Campaign for the University of Illinois Springfield.”

U of I System enrollment grows to more than 83,300

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:24 pm CDT

Total enrollment increased 2.9 percent to more than 83,300 students across the University of Illinois System this fall, setting a record high for the fifth straight year, according to admissions data released Wednesday.

Statement from University of Illinois President Tim Killeen on the Illinois Budget Outcome

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:17 am CDT

Over the last few days, the Illinois legislature has come together in bipartisan efforts to end a historic budget impasse, approving revenue and spending bills that will provide full-year funding for the University of Illinois System and other essential state services.

Springfield architect Paul O’Shea honored for Outstanding Advocate Leadership

Wed, 3 May 2017 9:52 am CDT

The University of Illinois Foundation today announces Springfield native and long-time resident Paul O’Shea as the recipient of the 2017 William E. Winter Award for Outstanding Advocate Leadership.

The award will be presented at the UIS Celebration of Philanthropy on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at UIS. The U of I Foundation is the fundraising arm of the University of Illinois.

Grainger Foundation pledges $25M to match engineering scholarship gifts

Mon, 3 Apr 2017 8:41 am CDT

The foundation will match scholarship gifts dollar-for-dollar—up to $25 million. An anonymous donor has already given a new $1 million gift to the initiative, which will be matched immediately.


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