Contact University Advancement

To contact the University Advancement Office please call:

217.732.3168 or 888.522.5228 (toll-free)


Alumni Office

Lynn Laughlin
Vice President of Alumni Services
Ext. 2219

Toni Ormond
Administrative Assistant to the VP of Alumni Services
Events Coordinator
Ext. 2285


Development & Planned Gifts

Tim Searby
Associate Vice President for Development & Planned Gifts
Ext. 2343

Rick Hobler
Legal Counsel
Ext. 2235

Dianne Kline
Administrative Assistant
Ext. 2287

Ellen Weber
Administrative Assistant
Ext. 2215

Patti Drake
Administrative Assistant
Ext. 2255


Church Ministries

David Upchurch
Director of Church Ministries
Ext. 2369


Marketing & Public Relations

Christine Thomas
Director of Marketing & Public Relations
Ext. 2258