CASE Reuss Internships: Introducing the best and brightest to advancement

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to introduce two young women, Nicole Evans and Mary Kate Hansen, to Grace Reuss, the widow of late UIF Director Bob Reuss over a stewardship visit. Nicole and Mary Kate have spent much of the summer with us at Harker Hall in an internship specifically designed to introduce them to the field of advancement and not-for-profit management.

Ghosh named vice president, CFO for U of I System

Veteran administrator filled role in interim capacity since September

URBANA, Ill. – Avijit Ghosh, a former business school dean who has served in senior leadership positions across the University of Illinois System for nearly two decades, has been named the system’s permanent vice president and chief financial officer, President Tim Killeen announced today.

U of I System launches 'Altogether Extraordinary' marketing campaign

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.