The Andrew Mellon Foundation has awarded a $540,000 grant to the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), a consortium of 29 public liberal arts institutions that includes the University of Illinois Springfield, to expand its multicampus, distance and team-taught online liberal arts research classes.
For 80 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.
Christine C. Devocelle, a longtime University of Illinois Foundation (UIF) executive, has been promoted to senior vice president and chief financial officer of the fundraising organization, effective Sept. 1, 2015.
Barbara J. Wilson recommended as interim chancellor of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campusAug 12, 2015 12:03 PM
University of Illinois President Timothy L. Killeen today announced his recommendation for the appointment of an interim chancellor for the Urbana-Champaign campus—Barbara J. Wilson, dean of the campus’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS).
James H. Moore Jr., a nationally recognized and award-winning fundraising professional with nearly 25 years of experience in public and private higher education, has been named president and chief executive officer of the University of Illinois Foundation, Board of Directors Chair Roger L. Plummer announced Monday.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.