Friday, September 21, 2012

UIS names chief fundraiser

A Southern Illinois University development official has been named vice chancellor for development at the University of Illinois Springfield and senior vice president of the University of Illinois Foundation.

Jeff Lorber, who will assume his duties later next month, will provide leadership for the strategy development and management of fundraising plans, priorities, and activities at UIS. He will work closely with UIS Chancellor Susan Koch and UIF President Sidney Micek.

He comes to UIS from SIU-Carbondale, where he currently serves as associate vice chancellor for institutional advancement and executive director of development for the SIU Foundation. He has been at SIU since 2005 and served as the campaign director for its first comprehensive campaign, a successful $106 million effort.

Lober was featured by the State Journal-Register on September 20, 2012.

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