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Timothy L. Killeen Named 20th President of the University of Illinois

Nov 21, 2014 01:13 PM

Timothy L. Killeen, vice chancellor for research and president of the Research Foundation of the State University of New York (SUNY), was named the 20th president of the University of Illinois on Wednesday, pending formal approval by the Board of Trustees at its Jan. 15 meeting in Chicago.

Edward F. Ewald named interim president of University of Illinois Foundation

Oct 13, 2014 10:00 AM

The University of Illinois Foundation Board of Directors has named Edward F. Ewald, currently senior vice president for development, interim president of the Foundation effective October 18, 2014, according to UIF Board Chair Roger L. Plummer. A search will soon be launched to select a permanent replacement for outgoing Foundation President Thomas J. Farrell. 

University of Illinois, U of I Foundation Extend Fundraising Success

Sep 22, 2014 10:22 AM

Figures for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2014, were announced Friday, Sept. 19, at the Foundation’s Annual Meeting, with about 400 alumni and donors, including elected Foundation Board of Directors, Foundation Members, members of the President’s Council, and members of the Chancellor’s Circle, in attendance.

Eight Major Gifts to Benefit Urbana-Champaign Campus of University of Illinois

Sep 22, 2014 10:21 AM

Eight private gifts totaling more than $11 million earmarked for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were announced during the 79th Annual U of I Foundation Meeting and Weekend.

UIF Names Edward u201cNedu201d Creedon Director of Private Investments

Feb 04, 2014 01:00 PM

The University of Illinois Foundation has selected Edward B. “Ned” Creedon as Director of Private Investments for its Investment Office in Chicago effective Feb. 3.

University of Illinois, UIF set new fundraising records, direction

Oct 18, 2013 09:01 AM

Thomas J. Farrell, president of the University of Illinois Foundation, wants to establish a new strategic direction for the University of Illinois to not only to raise more money, but also to engage its alumni and donors in supporting the University on various levels, including serving on volunteer boards and serving as ambassadors for the University.

Seven Major Gifts to Benefit Urbana-Champaign Campus of University of Illinois

Oct 18, 2013 09:00 AM

Seven private gifts totaling more than $13 million earmarked for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be announced Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, during the U of I Foundation's 78th Annual Meeting.

World Food Prize laureate Dr. Robert Fraley to donate award to support advancement of women in plant science

Oct 16, 2013 09:40 AM

World Food Prize 2013 laureate Dr. Robert T. Fraley, Monsanto's executive vice president and chief technology officer, today announced that both he and Monsanto will match his share of the World Food Prize award to establish the Fraley-Borlaug Scholars in Plant Science scholarship.

College of Law receives $2 million gift to support advocacy training

Sep 16, 2013 09:38 AM

The University of Illinois College of Law has received a $2 million gift from the Jerome Mirza Foundation to create The Jerome Mirza Program in Advocacy, designed to advance advocacy training at the College.

Former Northwestern fundraiser to head development at UIC

Sep 09, 2013 09:34 AM

Senior fundraising executive Jeff Nearhoof has been named vice chancellor for development at the University of Illinois at Chicago.