Editorial Team

MARCH 2024

Current Leadership


Barbara A. Farley, President
Stephanie E. Chipman, Vice President of External Relations
Catharine O’Connell, Provost and Dean of the College
Kent Siltman ’81,Vice President of Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officer

Office of Advancement and Alumni Engagement

Katie Carls, Executive Director of Advancement and Alumni Engagement
Laura Beard, Advancement Services Specialist
Darlene Beck, Office Manager and Welcome Coordinator
Scott Belobrajdic '86, Major Gift Officer
Kayleigh Blaney, Advancement Associate
Forrest Gross, Director of Business Development
Amy Rourke Jones, Director of Annual Programs and Advancement Communication
Katlyn Puclik-Baker, Director of Alumni and Family Engagement
Amy Rourke Jones, Director of Annual Programs and Advancement Communication
Eric Sustaita ’23, Operations Manager - Prospect Development
Zach Wittmann ’10, Major Gift Officer

Office of Marketing and Communication

Bryan Leonard, Director of Marketing and Communication
Katie Bunner, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communication
Dana Defreezer, Social Media Manager
Brooke Gronewold, Creative Director
Kirsten Henderson ’18, Director of Campus Events
Emily Titsworth ’19, Writer
Justin Van Valey, Graphic Designer
Kaitlyn Weidhuner ’18, Event and Marketing Manager
Austin Weidhuner ’18, Video Production Manager and Photographer


Illinois College is pleased to recognize and thank the many alumni,
parents, friends and other benefactors whose gifts were received from
June 1, 2022, through May 31, 2023. If your gift was made before or
after those dates, it will not be listed here. Gift recognition clubs are
determined by the total of all gifts, including matching gifts, received
during the College’s fiscal year.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness
of our records. Although we take great care in compiling our lists of
donors, there is always the possibility of error. If you have any comments
or questions, please contact the Office of Advancement and Alumni
Engagement at development@ic.edu or 217.245.3046. Your investment
in Illinois College and its students is greatly appreciated.
Gifts made June 1, 2023, through May 31, 2024, will be recognized in the
Illinois College 2023-2024 Annual Report.

Contact Information
Illinois College
1101 West College Avenue, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650
217.245.3046 development@ic.edu www.ic.edu

Illinois College Mission Statement
True to its founding vision in 1829, Illinois College is a community
committed to the highest standards of scholarship and integrity
in the liberal arts. The College develops in its students qualities
of mind and character