Contact University Advancement

To contact the University Advancement Office please call:

217.732.3168 or 888.522.5228 (toll-free)

Gordon Venturella, CFRE
Vice President for University Advancement
312.719.4322 (cell phone)


Alumni Office

Lynn Laughlin
Associate Vice President of Alumni Services
Ext. 2219

Sue Rogers
Administrative Assistant to the Associate VP of Alumni Services
Ext. 2201


Development & Planned Gifts

Keith Snyder
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
Ext. 2258

Jamie McFadden
Events & Campus Communications Coordinator
Ext. 2285

Gwenda Sutton
Creative Production Specialist
Ext. 2256