College of Business: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Development Office

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Gifts in Action

The generosity of our alumni, friends and corporate partners allows the College of Business to attract, support and retain outstanding students and faculty. Provided below are selected examples of your gifts in action.

Murillo Campello, James F. Towey Faculty Fellow

Murillo Campello teaches international financial markets and international financial management. His research interests include corporate finance, financial intermediation, monetary policy, financial markets, and contract theory. Campello has been published in a variety of leading financial journals. Read full profile »

Greg Northcraft, Harry Gray Professor of Executive Leadership

Greg Northcraft teaches courses in management and organizational behavior, behavioral aspects of decision-making, negotiation, and conflict management. His research interests include conflict management, managerial decision making, process of collaboration and employee motivation and job design, particularly in high technology manufacturing settings. Read full profile »

Scott Weisbenner, Julian Simon Memorial Faculty Fellow

Scott Weisbenner teachers courses in corporate finance, and his research interests include household portfolio decisions and how they are influenced by taxation and psychological factors; issues concerning retirement saving and pension plans; and corporate payout policy. He has published articles in such journals as the American Economic Review and Journal of Finance, and his work has been cited in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Barronís, and Smart Money. Read full profile »

IVCA Minority Scholarship

Established by IVCA, a trade association representing the $100 billion venture capital and private equity community in Illinois, the IVCA Scholar Program was created in 2007 to draw interest among minority students in a venture capital or private equity career. The scholarship is unique in that itís awarded to undergraduate students, giving them an opportunity to rub elbows with some powerful principals and partners in the industry. Read full profile »

Voitik Scholarship

When Larry Voitik (Ď93 EMBA) passed away in 1994 following a battle with cancer, members of his old study group from the EMBA made sure he would live on. Along with Voitikís wife, Pam, the EMBA Program and alumni helped create the Larry F. Voitik Memorial Scholarship. Stewards of the scholarship have joined forces with Illinois Business Consulting (IBC) to annually support a talented student who works on consulting projects for start-up organizations. Read full profile »


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