About Paula Santiago
As Associate Director of Advancement, Paula Santiago supports the Department of Landscape Architecture with major gift fundraising and advancement efforts. Paula earned a BA in Psychology at Eastern Illinois University. She started her fundraising career at OSF HealthCare Foundation and held various roles within donor relations. Before joining the advancement team in the College of Fine Arts at Illinois, she was Director of Engagement at the United Way of Champaign County. She is actively involved with the Association of Fundraising Professionals—East Central of Illinois Chapter and the Champaign West Rotary Club, and she volunteers with other organizations in the community.