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Office of the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

Address and Contact Information

Alice Campbell Alumni Cntr
601 S Lincoln, Suite 3001
M/C 079
Urbana, IL  61801  (map)

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Advancement brings together the University, the Foundation and the Alumni Association into a team whose primary purposes include building enduring relationships with all constituents and generating diverse resources that facilitate the University’s academic, research, economic development and public service excellence through the integration of marketing, communications, alumni relations and development. Working together we will raise the profile of the University, promote its outstanding reputation and reach our strategic goals.

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement coordinates the advancement team and leads the efforts to secure resources that will enhance the mission of the University.

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Name Title Email
Aarestad, Karen INTERM ASSOC VC ADV, HLTH SCI
Benson, Barry D VC FOR ADVANCEMENT
Birlet, Elizabeth SR DIR OF FNDTN REL
Bobrow, Abigail Joy ASSOC DIR OF STORYTELLING
Brauer, Justin Matthew ASST DIR OF STRATG ENGAGMT
Brumleve, Joseph Timothy ART DIR
Brummett, Zsayla RECRUIT & ON BOARDING ASSOC
Bruns, David A SR EXEC DIR OF PRIN GIFTS
Brunson, Chris ASST DIR, EMP ENGAGMT & DEVLP
Burnette, Kristin Lang SR DIR OF ADVCMT OPER
Cazley, Nicole P ASST DIR OF STRATG ENGAGMT
Clark, Laura ASSOC DIR OF FNDTN REL
Costello, Kristen ASSOC DIR OF STRTG ENGMT
Engel, Melissa DIR OF ADMN OPER FOR ADVCMT
Finiak, Erica Henry Administrative Aide
Gorman, Ashley Nicole ASSOC DIR OF STWSHP & DONR REL
Harrell, Katie Associate Director of Advancement
Harrison, Emily Associate Director of International Constituent Engagement
Hendon, Samantha DIR OF PG STEWARDSHIP & OPER
Hull, Rachel ASSOC DIR OF STRATG ENGAGMT
Jackson, Julie A Director of Principal Gifts Strategy & Communications
Jennings, Trevor DIR DATA MGMT VISUAL & ANLYS
Jorge, Ro Associate Director of Talent Management, Professional Development
Kelley, Marcus A DIR OF TEAM DEVLP
Kirby, Erin SR DIR OF ADVCMT
Knight, Debi Administrative Aide
Koenig, Olivia M Senior Director of Advancement
Kresin, Jennifer Marie BUSINESS MANAGER
Legrande, Audrey R ASSOC DIR OF EVENT STRATEGY
Lesley, Cynthia Office Administrator
LeVold, Barlow Associate Director of Foundation Relations
Marker, Erin K SR DIR OF ADVCMT
McCleary, Kelly Marea Office Support Associate, Annual Giving
McFarling, Jamie Marie SR DIR STW AND DON REL
Melisi, Joseph Gene ASSOC DIR OF ADVANCEMENT
Morris, Brenda C SR HUMAN RESOURCE ASSOCIATE
Morris, Sarah Cady ASSOC V CHANC FOR ADV
Nelson, Erin M SR DIR OF INATL ADVCMT
Nelson, Mike ASSOC DIR ADVCMT
Nguyen, Michelle GRAPHIC DESIGN ASSOC
O'Banion, Lisa Associate Director of Annual Giving Programs
Quackenbush, Jason V Associate Director, Annual Giving Communications
Rodriquez, Betsy Director of Advancement
Rossi, Tiffany Xanos DIR OF ADVCMT
Runyon, Danielle ASSOC DIR OF STRTG ENGMT
Schmidt, Alex Associate Vice Chancellor of Advancement Administration
Schmidt, Kimberly Rae Storytelling Director
Schultz, Rebecca N GRAPHIC DESIGN ASSOCIATE
Smith, Julie A Office Support Specialist
Snow, Kitty DIR OF ADVCMT
Strong, Jess DIR OF INATL ADVCMT
Walker, Katie R DIR OF EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE
Wright, Dale ASSOC VC FOR ADVCMT