Meet Our Team

The Advancement Office is located at
114 Campbell Hall, MC-252
300 N. Goodwin Ave.
Urbana, IL  61801
217-244-5466

Deanne Johnson 
Assistant Dean for Advancement 
jhns@illinois.edu

Nancy Rampson (based in Chicago)
Senior Director of Advancement
nrampson@illinois.edu

Cari James (based in Chicago)
Associate Director for Leadership Annual Giving and Constituent Engagement
csjames@illinois.edu

Colleen Hammel
Office Administrator
chammel@illinois.edu


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Danda Beard
Director of Development 
dtbeard@illinois.edu

Erin Lippitz
Major Gifts Director
elippitz@illinois.edu