Seventeen private gifts totaling about $33.5 million earmarked for University of Illinois programs at Urbana-Champaign, Chicago and Springfield were announced today (Friday, Sept. 28) at the U of I Foundation’s 72nd Annual Meeting.
Total Giving Increases 3 Percent to U of I; Gifts from Alumni and Friends Up $18.8 Million or 9% Over Previous Year; Total Endowment Grows by Nearly 23 Percent in Year
The University of Illinois will receive a $13.3 million increase in its base state appropriation of $720.5 million in the 2008 fiscal year budget Governor Rod Blagojevich signed Thursday.
Princeton holds the top spot in the latest U.S. News & World Report college rankings, the eighth straight year the private, New Jersey school has either tied or held the top slot outright. The University of Illinois came in at 38.
The University of Illinois Foundation has announced a gift of $500,000 from Jerry and Ann Nerad of Hinsdale to support the Cline Center for Democracy in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the Urbana-Champaign campus.
University of Illinois Announces Record $100 Million Campaign Gift Commitment to Support Science and Engineering at Urbana-ChampaignJun 06, 2007 08:10 AM
The University of Illinois announced a record $100 million gift commitment from alumnus Thomas Siebel during the kick-off of the largest fundraising effort in the 140-year history of the University.
A $22 million estate gift commitment from Dr. James A. and Marion C. Grant of Austin, Texas, will support an array of academic activities in the UIC College of Medicine.
A seven-figure commitment from Dr. Josef and Margot Lakonishok of Chicago will support the position of the dean of the College of Business on the Urbana-Champaign campus.
The University of Illinois launched the largest fundraising effort in the schools 140-year history on Friday, June 1. The goal of Brilliant Futures: The Campaign for the University of Illinois is to raise $2.25 billion to support students, faculty, research, programs and campus environments.
The Urbana-Champaign campus plans to use Campaign funds to cultivate leaders for the 21st century, provide excellence in academic programs, encourage breakthrough knowledge and innovation, create transformative learning environments and ensure that the best and brightest students have access to the Illinois experience.