Office of Advancement


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Associate Dean for Advancement
Advancement Operations Coordinator
(217) 333-1515

Mailing address

105 S. Gregory St., MC-220
Urbana, IL 61801

Development officers

School of Molecular & Cellular Biology, Anthropology, Communication, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, the Cline Center for Advanced Social Research, and the Spurlock Museum

Director of Development
(217) 300-5967


Director of Development
(217) 300-4554

Astronomy, Mathematics/Actuarial Science, and Statistics

Director of Development
(217) 300-5114

English and History

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Senior Director of Development
(217) 333-7108

Psychology and School of Earth, Society, & Environment

Assistant Director of Development
(217) 300-9913

School of Literatures, Cultures, & Linguistics; African American Studies; American Indian Studies; Asian American Studies; Gender & Women’s Studies; Latino/a Studies; Philosophy

Assistant Director of Development
(217) 300-3648

School of Integrative Biology, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Jewish Culture & Society, Neuroscience

Associate Director of Development
(217) 300-6222

Office support

Advancement Operations Coordinator
(217) 333-1515
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(217) 300-4641
(217) 265-6211

Constituent engagement and special events

Director of Special Events
(217) 244-1978
Associate Director of Constituent Engagement
(217) 244-3776
(217) 333-3387

Stewardship and donor relations

Associate Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations
(217) 300-9383
Assistant Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations
Office Manager
(217) 300-3260