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Office of Advancement
Director Development
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PAC 591
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Jen joined the UIS Division of Advancement in June of 2021 and serves as a Director of Development, focusing on Corporate and Foundation Relations. She serves alumni, donors and friends of UIS in the Western region of the United States. Jen brings 25 years of fund development experience to UIS, both in private and public education. Prior to her role at UIS, Jen served as Director of Advancement at Sacred Heart-Griffin High School for 17 years and worked with annual fund and special events at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Foundation for five years. She is active in the Springfield community and is grateful to UIS for "bringing her to Springfield" in 1999 to participate in the Graduate Public Service Internship (GPSI) Program.