PEORIA, Ill. — University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria (UICOMP) named Jennifer Gibbs, a native of Canton, as the senior director of development.
Gibbs has more than 16 years of experience in higher education, including positions at Washington University in St. Louis, Bradley University and Illinois Wesleyan University.
“I feel so privileged to be here,” Jennifer said. “We are blessed to have the UICOMP in our community. When you combine our medical education with our research and clinical care, we have a profound impact on healthcare in our community. I look forward to working with Dr. Aiyer to exceed our philanthropic goals to ensure opportunities for future generations.”
In her new position, Gibbs will be responsible for major gifts and planned giving programs as well as collaborating with UICOMP leadership and faculty to identify fundraising opportunities, initiatives and strategies.