$ 530,018 raised 1,497 gifts
Alumni Association has raised $ 2,395 from 26 gifts!
Alumni Association

The Illinois State University Alumni Association is a volunteer, non-profit organization that serves more than 205,000 alumni, the University, and its students. The members of the association strengthen the University's traditions, future growth, and networks of influence.

If you are a graduate of Illinois State University, you are automatically a member of the Illinois State University Alumni Association. Individuals who have attended the University may be granted membership upon their request. Active members are those who have made a gift to the Illinois State University Foundation during the current or preceding fiscal year. All active alumni have the right to vote at the association's annual meeting and are eligible to serve on the Board of Directors.


Alumni Association Scholarship
In 2009, the Alumni Association launched an initiative to create the Illinois State University Alumni Association Scholarship. This scholarship addresses the accessibility of undergraduate education to students who exhibit outstanding academic achievement and leadership, and who demonstrate a financial need. Additional consideration is given to students whose immediate family members have attended or graduated from Illinois State University

Black Colleagues Association Scholarship
Annual gifts from alumni and friends of ISUBCA fund this $1,000 scholarship. Students applying for this scholarship are also considered for the President’s Book Scholarship and the Vice President for Student Affairs Scholarship.

Latin@ Alumni Network Scholarships
The Latin@ Alumni Network (LAN) was established and recognized as an affinity network by the Alumni Association in the fall of 2014. The mission of LAN is to establish, maintain and promote a network for the empowerment and advancement of Latin@ alumni, students, faculty and staff at Illinois State University. As a part of LAN’s mission, the organization desires to assist students in securing financial aid through annual scholarships.

Marion H. Dean Legacy Scholarship

The Student Alumni Council/Marian H. Dean Legacy Scholarship was begun by Student Alumni Council funds in 1989 and has since grown through annual Student Alumni Council contributions and private donations.  A gift from the estate of Marian H. Dean made a meaningful impact on the funding of this scholarship.  The Student Alumni Council/Marian H. Dean legacy Scholarship fund is to be used for the recruitment of students who are sons or daughters of at least one Illinois State University alumnus

 

$100,000
2017 Giving Tuesday Challenge
In one 24 hour period, we look to set a new record in donor giving and to help us get there, two anonymous donors have issued a challenge: If 500 donors make a gift today to Illinois State University, they will give ISU $100,000!
500 / 500 Gifts
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$25,000
Zimmerman Elfline Challenge
With the 2017 Giving Tuesday Challenge met, friends of the University, Drake Zimmerman and Jan Elfline have issued a new challenge. If 150 additional donors make a Giving Tuesday gift, they will give $25,000.
150 / 150 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
Alumni Challenge
Thomas Carroll '84, M.S. '89 will give $25,000 to Illinois State if another 100 donors make a gift on Giving Tuesday.
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
$30,000
Rise to the Challenge
Illinois State and U-High alumni Dan and Pam Kelley have issued a new challenge to give $30,000 if Illinois State and it's Lab Schools can rise to 1,200 donors before midnight.
1,200 / 1,200 Gifts
Completed
$25,000
Last Change Challenge
Help ISU finish Giving Tuesday strong by adding another 50 donors before time expires at midnight. If we do, alumnus Matt Johanson '89 and Susan Johanson will give $25,000.
1,351 / 1,351 Gifts
Completed
$15,000
U-High Challenge
Today only, if 500 donors make a gift to Illinois State University and/or its Lab Schools, Stacey Houston and her family, friends of the Lab Schools, will make a $15,000 gift to University High School.
500 / 500 Gifts
Completed
$15,000
Metcalf Challenge
Today only, if 500 donors make a gift to Illinois State University and/or its Lab Schools, Stacey Houston and her family, friends of the Lab Schools, will make a $15,000 gift to Thomas Metcalf School.
500 / 500 Gifts
Completed
Success!
Professor Emerita Lois Jett Social Media Challenge
Professor Emerita Lois Jett will give $50 per re-tweet and Facebook Share of the announcement of this challenge on social media up to $8,000.
Completed
Success!
50 State Challenge
Susan Nelson-Brown '78 will give $300 per state and country represented on Giving Tuesday up to $15,000. Illinois State received gifts from 45 states and 1 country for a total of $13,800.
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Leaderboard
Dollars Raised Leaderboard
Which participating group will raise the most during Giving Tuesday? Make a gift to your passion and help keep them at the top of the leaderboard!
Rank Department Raised
1 Scholarship Rising $72,391.10
2 Athletics $19,274.55
3 Biology $13,340.00
4 Communication $10,328.64
5 WGLT $10,230.00
6 Family and Consumer Science $8,525.00
7 College of Business Funds $7,685.00
8 U-High $7,470.00
9 Metcalf $4,900.00
10 Mathematics $4,795.00
11 Politics and Government $4,190.00
12 Milner Library $3,590.00
13 Accounting $3,340.00
14 History $3,220.16
15 College of Education Funds $3,220.00
16 Special Education $2,895.00
17 Sociology & Anthropology $2,735.00
18 Ewing Cultural Center $2,445.00
19 Student Engagement Fund $2,440.00
20 Alumni Association $2,395.00
21 English $2,350.00
22 School of Theatre & Dance (Dance) $2,200.00
23 Professional Sales Institute $2,000.00
24 Innovation Rising $1,910.17
25 Educational Administration & Foundations $1,865.00
26 Leadership Initiative Fund $1,860.00
27 Agriculture $1,790.17
28 Geography, Geology & the Environment $1,700.00
29 College of Arts & Sciences Funds $1,695.00
30 Chemistry $1,645.00
31 Friends of the Arts $1,605.00
32 Teaching and Learning $1,465.00
33 University Housing Services $1,455.00
34 School of Theatre & Dance (Theatre) $1,455.00
35 College of Fine Arts Fund $1,425.00
36 Kinesiology and Recreation $1,415.00
37 CAST Funds $1,315.00
38 Technology $1,270.00
39 Dean of Students Office $1,255.00
40 Finance, Insurance, and Law $1,210.00
41 School of Music $1,170.00
42 Leadership Rising $1,140.18
43 Rick Lewis Inspiration Award $1,050.00
44 LGBTQIA Support Fund $945.19
45 School of Art $919.17
46 Mennonite College of Nursing $910.00
47 Communication Sciences & Disorders $895.00
48 Psychology $865.00
49 Criminal Justice Sciences $775.00
50 Arts Technology $660.03
51 Center for Community Engagement & Service Learning $610.00
52 University Police $605.00
53 Languages, Literatures & Cultures $545.00
54 Information Technology $505.52
55 Event Management, Dining and Hospitality $480.00
56 Military Science - ROTC $470.00
57 Gamma Phi Circus $460.00
58 Illinois Shakespeare Festival $420.00
59 Student Counseling Services $410.00
60 Student Health Services $385.00
61 Illinois State Bands $356.00
62 Alternative Breaks Support Fund $345.00
63 Economics $345.00
64 Campus Recreation $325.00
65 Student Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Fund $265.00
66 Physics $240.00
67 Health Sciences $220.00
68 Health Promotion and Wellness $185.00
69 Business Education $170.00
70 Latin American Studies $150.00
71 Management and Quantitative Methods $125.00
72 Marketing $120.00
73 Social Work $115.00
74 Philosophy $75.00
75 Career Center $70.00
76 MBA $65.00
77 Women's & Gender Studies $60.00
78 University Galleries $50.00
79 The Graduate School $30.00
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Leaderboard
Participation Leaderboard
Which participating group will receive the most gifts during Giving Tuesday? Make a gift to your passion and help keep them at the top of the leaderboard!
Rank Department Gifts
1 Communication 200
2 Athletics 118
3 WGLT 113
4 Scholarship Rising 89
5 U-High 80
6 Metcalf 59
7 Family and Consumer Science 38
8 Biology 34
9 College of Business Funds 34
10 Milner Library 29
11 Rick Lewis Inspiration Award 27
12 Alumni Association 26
13 University Housing Services 25
14 Dean of Students Office 25
15 Accounting 23
16 Student Engagement Fund 23
17 Agriculture 23
18 Teaching and Learning 23
19 LGBTQIA Support Fund 23
20 Mathematics 21
21 Special Education 20
22 College of Education Funds 18
23 History 17
24 Leadership Initiative Fund 17
25 Friends of the Arts 17
26 Ewing Cultural Center 16
27 Chemistry 16
28 CAST Funds 16
29 School of Music 16
30 Politics and Government 15
31 Innovation Rising 15
32 Mennonite College of Nursing 15
33 Kinesiology and Recreation 14
34 Leadership Rising 14
35 Alternative Breaks Support Fund 14
36 English 13
37 Technology 13
38 Finance, Insurance, and Law 13
39 School of Art 13
40 Educational Administration & Foundations 12
41 Psychology 12
42 University Police 12
43 Event Management, Dining and Hospitality 12
44 Information Technology 11
45 Student Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Fund 11
46 School of Theatre & Dance (Theatre) 10
47 College of Fine Arts Fund 10
48 Student Counseling Services 10
49 Geography, Geology & the Environment 9
50 Campus Recreation 9
51 College of Arts & Sciences Funds 8
52 Illinois State Bands 8
53 Sociology & Anthropology 7
54 Communication Sciences & Disorders 7
55 Student Health Services 7
56 Health Promotion and Wellness 7
57 Criminal Justice Sciences 6
58 Languages, Literatures & Cultures 6
59 Gamma Phi Circus 6
60 Physics 6
61 Arts Technology 5
62 Illinois Shakespeare Festival 5
63 Economics 5
64 Business Education 5
65 Management and Quantitative Methods 5
66 Social Work 5
67 Center for Community Engagement & Service Learning 4
68 Military Science - ROTC 4
69 Health Sciences 4
70 Latin American Studies 3
71 MBA 3
72 School of Theatre & Dance (Dance) 2
73 Marketing 2
74 Career Center 2
75 Women's & Gender Studies 2
76 The Graduate School 2
77 Professional Sales Institute 1
78 Philosophy 1
79 University Galleries 1
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