Wilberg joins the iSchool’s Advancement team

Danielle Wilberg
Danielle Wilberg, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Danielle Wilberg has joined the iSchool as director of corporate and foundation relations. In her new role, Wilberg will be identifying and collaborating with businesses and foundations to develop mutually beneficial partnerships that support the School's mission.

Wilberg has almost twenty years' experience working in higher education advancement. Most recently, she served as a senior director of development for Eastern Illinois University. Her previous employers include Parkland College and the University of Illinois Alumni Association.

"The work being done at the iSchool is both innovative and important," said Wilberg. "Connecting our faculty, students, and research to real-world applications is what I most look forward to in this role."

Wilberg holds a master's degree in higher education administration from North Park University and a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She has served on several local nonprofit boards and is currently president of the East Central Illinois Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

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