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University of Illinois Advancement Internship Program 2024

The University of Illinois Advancement Internship is an exciting opportunity for talented undergraduate and graduate students to explore careers in the impactful and fulfilling field of higher education advancement.

88th Annual Meeting of the University of Illinois Foundation Celebrates Donors and Student Impact; Announces Fiscal Year 2023 Financials

Through gift and UIF endowment distributions, the UI Foundation transferred more than $270 million to the University of Illinois System, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), and the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS).

Dedication to the University of Illinois Leads to Purposeful Giving to Science and Medicine

Gifts from Jiri and Ana Jonas provide critical support for science and medicine at both UIUC and UIC As individuals, University of Illinois emeritus professors Jiri and Ana Jonas each stood out in their fields as educators and researchers. Together, they have established a philanthropic legacy at Illinois that will stand out forever.

Beth Gies Named to University of Illinois Foundation Board of Directors

The University of Illinois Foundation (UIF) is pleased to announce the election of Beth Georgia Gies to its Board of Directors. Gies was confirmed by a vote at the March 2023 meeting of the UIF Board of Directors. Her election brings the number of governing directors to a total of 24.

University of Illinois Advancement Internship Program 2023

The University of Illinois Advancement Internship is an exciting opportunity for talented undergraduate and graduate students to explore careers in the impactful and fulfilling field of higher education advancement.

Marie Lynn Miranda named chancellor of the University of Illinois Chicago

Marie Lynn Miranda, the former provost of the University of Notre Dame and a leader in the drive to make higher education more inclusive, has been named chancellor of the University of Illinois Chicago and a vice president of the University of Illinois System.

Pending formal approval by the Board of Trustees at its Nov. 17 meeting, Miranda will take office on July 5, 2023, as the 10th chancellor of UIC. She will succeed Chancellor Michael Amiridis, who became President of the University of South Carolina in June.

University of Illinois Foundation Releases Annual Financial and Endowment Report

The Fiscal Year 2022 new business figure tops $400 million for the fifth straight year with alumni contributing more $180 million to total.

Urbana, Ill. — For the fifth-consecutive year, the University of Illinois Foundation reports new business topping $400 million.  That figure and other Fiscal Year 2022 data from the Foundation and the University of Illinois System were announced today at the 87th Annual Business Meeting of the University of Illinois Foundation, an event that shares and celebrates the impact of private support for the U of I System.

Brooke Weisenbeck Named Vice President for Presidential Development Initiatives

Critical role manages and supports development activities for president’s office efforts at University of Illinois Foundation and UI System

Reaching Stellar campaign raises record-breaking $42.48 million for University of Illinois Springfield

SPRINGFIELD — The most significant fundraising campaign in the history of the Sangamon Valley region has raised millions of dollars to benefit the University of Illinois Springfield.

Tai R. and You H. Shin Establish Humanitarian Award with $2 Million Gift


The award will honor extraordinary humanitarians and provide funding to programs at the University of Illinois.

The University of Illinois System is pleased to announce an award has been established to honor individuals who have had an exemplary impact on humanity. This new award is thanks to Tai R. (Terry) Shin and You H. (Catherine) Shin, who have generously pledged $2 million to establish the Dr. Tai R. Shin and Mrs. You H. Shin Humanitarian Award.