Donor support will enable the University to educate tomorrow’s leaders, graduate globally aware and socially engaged citizens, and spark continuous creativity and innovation. There are multiple ways to advance these objectives by supporting key funding categories within the Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts.
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The college has identified five key priorities which are highlighted below.
Expanding student opportunity
Privately funded scholarships enable the College to attract students who are academically gifted and possess superior talent.
Attracting and developing top faculty
Named, endowed professorships and visiting professorships provide the University with the resources to attract top faculty who create and lead world-class academic programs.
Replenishing teaching tools
Equipment and upkeep is essential, as each item is fundamental to effectively teaching courses, producing performances and exhibitions, and providing community education.
Empowering through world-class programs
Our graduates gain a competitive advantage through research, special programs, and fine arts opportunites that extend beyond the classroom. Support for these initiatives helps the College amplify its reputation for excellence and leadership.
Generous, ongoing support for the College's annual fund allows us to respond quickly to opportunites that benefit our students and faculty and enhance our reputation for excellence.
Make an impact today by investing in the Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts. Give to our General Fund or select a featured program or opportunity below. Contact us to speak to a development officer about other ways to make a difference.
Three named professorships were established as part of a $12 million donation made by artist and Illinois State alum Wonsook Kim ’75, M.A. ’76, M.F.A. ’78, honorary doctorate of arts ’19, and her husband, Thomas Clement.
Gifts to the Illinois Shakespeare Festival Back on the Boards project will ensure that ISF continues to produce energetic new interpretations of theatrical works with the Shakespeare canon as our inspiration.
Gifts of all sizes make an impact on our students, faculty, programs, and facilities. Beyond the monetary gift, outright gifts such as securities, real estate, and gifts-in-kind are other ways you can make a difference. Contact us today to discuss giving options.