Illinois College names new VP

By Nick Kovatch on January 18 at 1:01pm

Illinois College has named its new vice president of development and alumni relations.

Officials at IC say William Johnson took over the position on Monday. Johnson brings 25 years of development and fundraising expertise from various institutions throughout the Midwest.

Johnson’s development and alumni relations experience includes work in all facets of fundraising operations including annual fund, major gifts, campaign planning, planned giving and gift stewardship.

Johnson has been employed as a senior-level administrator at Hiram College in Ohio, DePauw University in Indiana, and most recently, Gustavus Adolphus College in Minneapolis.

Johnson is an alumnus of Wartburg College in Iowa and the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University where he completed his MBA.

Johnson and his wife, Sandy, have two children, Chelsea, who is attending Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, and Evan, a 2013 graduate from Lawrence University.