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U of I System launches 'Altogether Extraordinary' marketing campaign

Apr 25, 2018 11:22 AM

Effort aims to highlight statewide impact and collective value

URBANA, Ill. – The University of Illinois System is launching an unprecedented statewide marketing campaign to increase public awareness and support of the three-university system’s far-reaching impact and collective value.

The multimedia marketing initiative is themed “Altogether Extraordinary” and showcases the U of I System’s state, national and global impact through the combined contributions of its universities in Urbana-Champaign, Chicago and Springfield.

University of Illinois Launches Campaigns with Ambitious $3.1 Billion Goal

Nov 01, 2017 09:15 AM

The University of Illinois System has officially launched its largest—and most ambitious—comprehensive fundraising initiative that aims to raise $3.1 billion over the next five years to support students, faculty, academic, and research programs and facilities.

College of Business Receives $150 Million Naming Gift

Oct 26, 2017 11:23 AM

The College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be known as the Gies College of Business after an unprecedented investment from a distinguished alumnus. The gift, announced today, will accelerate progress towards being recognized as the best and most innovative business school in the nation.

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

Oct 12, 2017 05:30 PM

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

Oct 11, 2017 10:30 AM

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.”

Report offers insights into Illinois students’ success after graduation

Oct 05, 2017 03:37 PM

Analysis of a first-ever campuswide survey of recent Illinois graduates provides extensive information on where those students ended up after college.

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

Sep 13, 2017 03:37 PM

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

Jun 06, 2017 03:37 PM

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

Apr 24, 2017 03:37 PM

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.

Grainger Foundation pledges $25M to match engineering scholarship gifts

Apr 03, 2017 03:37 PM

Now through the end of 2019, The Grainger Foundation will match all donations made to the College's Engineering Visionary Scholarship Initiative.