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Alumni & Friends Contact Information

The Office of Advancement engages alumni, friends, and students in relationships that yield support for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

You are welcome to use our online contact form if you have any questions or comments or if you need to update your personal or work contact information.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2111 South Oak Street, Suite 100, MC-608
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone (local): (217) 333-7108
Phone (toll-free): (888) 333-9644

Joan Volkmann
Associate Dean for Advancement
Joan Volkmann

Administrative Aide
Patti O’Bryan

Contact by email:

  • Associate Director of Alumni Relations
    Deb Kimme
  • Assistant Director of Special Events
    Allison Myles
  • Coordinator of Student and Young Alumni Initiatives
    Sheila R. Lammers

Online: Communications and Marketing

Contact by email:

  • Director
    W. Brad Petersen
  • Associate Director
    Meg Dickinson
  • Media Communications Specialist
    Dave Evensen
  • Media Communications Specialist
    Heather Gillett
  • Office Manager
    Audrey Ramsey

Contact by email:

  • Senior Director of Development, Psychology and School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics
    Leslie Vermilion
  • Senior Director of Development, Anthropology, Astronomy, Sociology, Spurlock Museum, and School of Earth, Society and Environment (Atmospheric Science, Geology, and Geography and Geographic Information Science)
    Jean Driscoll
  • Director of Development, Corporate Engagement
    Brendan McGinty
  • Assistant Director of Development, Biological Sciences
    Sean Williams
  • Assistant Director of Development, English, Communication, History, Philosophy, and Jewish Studies Program
    Tony Pomonis
  • Assistant Director of Development, Economics, Mathematics/Actuarial Science, Statistics, and Political Science
    Evan Tammen
  • Director of Development, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology
    Joan Tousey
  • Assistant Director of Annual Funds and Stewardship
    Heather Zorn
  • Office manager
    Sheila Kroon
  • Office Support Specialist
    Sarah Morris
  • Office Support Specialist
    Lori Woodworth
  • Office Support Specialist
    Cindy Kempke
  • Office Support Specialist
    Ginny Veeder