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List of Participating Institutions and Representatives

Institution Name Address Phone/Fax
Adler University  David Nelson, MBA
Director, Financial Aid
17 N. Dearborn,  
Chicago, IL 60602
P: (312) 662-4451
F: (312) 662-4197 
Aurora University  Frank Buscher
Vice President for Academic Affairs
347 South Gladstone,  
Aurora, IL 60506
P: (630) 844-5252
F: (630) 844-5243 
Chicago State University  Justin Akujieze
Principal Investigator/21st Century Graduate & Professional Students' Academic Studies Initiative
Jacoby Dickens Center, Suite 201, 9501 S. King Drive  
Chicago, IL 60628
P: (773) 995-5044
F: (773) 995-3530 
DePaul University  Jose Perales
Director of Operations, Office of Institutional Diversity & Equity
1 East Jackson Boulevard,  
Chicago, IL 60604
P: (312) 362-6608
F: (312) 362-7147 
Eastern Illinois University  Dr. Ryan C. Hendrickson
Dean of the Graduate School
600 Lincoln Avenue, 1218 Blair Hall  
Charleston, IL 61920
P: (217) 581-2220
F: (217) 581-6020 
Governors State University  Sheree Sanderson
Assistant Dean of Students Student Affairs and Support Services
One University Parkway,  
University Park, IL 60484-0975
P: (708) 534-4552
F: (708) 534-8955 
Illinois Institute of Technology  Holli Pryor-Harris
Asst Dean and Director of Graduate Services
10 W. 35th Street, Suite 7D6-1 & 7D7-1  
Chicago, IL 60616
P: (312) 567-3167
F: (312) 567-7140 
Illinois State University  Dr. Amy Hurd
Director of Graduate Studies
210 S. School St, 309 Hovey Hall  
Normal, IL 61790-2500
P: (309) 438-2595
F: (309) 438-7912 
Lewis University  Kathy Bruss
Asst. Director for Graduate & Adult Financial Aid
1 University Parkway, Unit #296,  
Romeoville, IL 60446-2200
P: (815) 836-5792
F: (815)836-5135 
Loyola University of Chicago  Jessica Horowitz, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
The Graduate School, 1032 W. Sheridan Road  
Chicago, IL 60660
P: (773) 508-2476
F: (773) 508-2460 
National Louis University  Lucreshia Head
Office of Student Finance
1000 Capitol Drive,  
Wheeling, IL 60090-7201
P: (847) 947-5443
F: (847) 947-5443 
Northeastern Illinois University  Dr. Daniel Lopez, Jr.
VP for Student Affairs/Assc Prof., Literacy Education, and Educational Leadership & Development
5500 N. St. Louis Avenue,  
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
P: (773) 442-4851
F:  
Northern Illinois University  Dr. Laverne Gyant
Counseling, Adult & Higher Education
201E Gobel Hall, 1425 W. Lincoln Highway  
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
P: ( 815) 753-7608
F: ( ) 
Northwestern University  Damon Williams
Assistant Dean of Diveristy and Inclusion
The Graduate School,  
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P:
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Roosevelt University  Kimberly Ruffin
Dean, Graduate Studies/Dean, Center for Teaching and Learning
430 South Michigan Avenue,  
Chicago, IL 60605
P: (312) 341-2281
F: (312 341-4324 
Rush University  FINANCIAL AID 
1653 West Congress Parkway,  
Chicago, IL 60612
P: (312) 942-6256
F:  
Southern Illinois University Carbondale  Dr. Elizabeth Lewin
Interim Associate Chancellor/Diversity
Office of Diversity, Room 106  
Carbondale, IL 62901
P: 618-453-1186
F:  
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville  Vanessa Brown
Assistant Provost for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion
Campus Box 1021,  
Edwardsville, IL 62026
P: (618) 650-5867
F: (618) 650-3633 
U of I at Chicago  Lunaire Ford, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean
Graduate College (MC 192), 601 South Morgan Street, 601 UH  
Chicago, IL 60607-7106
P: (312) 413-2556
F: (312) 413-0185 
U of I at Springfield  VACANT 
One University Plaza, PAC 525,  
Springfield, IL 62703-5407
P:
F:  
U of I at Urbana/Champaign  Catherine Ocen
Graduate College Budget Director
204 Coble Hall, MC 322, 801 South Wright Street  
Champaign, IL 61820
P: (217) 244-6718
F: (217) 333-8019 
University of Chicago  Jessica Smith
Director of Fellowships, UChicagoGRAD
970 E. 58th Street, 3rd Floor  
Chicago, IL 60637
P: (773) 834-7378
F:  
Western Illinois University  Ronald Williams
Assistant Vice President, Academic Affairs
One University Circle, Sherman Hall 211  
Macomb, IL 61455
P: (309) 298-1066
F: (309) 298-2021 
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