Assistant Dean for Advancement
Oliver directs fundraising and alumni relations activities for the College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts. He joined UIC in March 2015. Oliver holds a master's degree in Performing Arts Administration from New York University and a bachelor's degree in Music Performance from The Juilliard School. His professional advancement experience spans more than 18 years with organizations in higher education and the performing arts, including leadership roles with Manhattan School of Music, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the New York Philharmonic, Northwestern University, and Chicago Opera Theater.
Jessica joined the CADA advancement team in October 2016. A CADA alum, Jessica holds a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from UIC and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from DePaul University. Prior to this role, Jessica held positions at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and the Chicago Architecture Foundation.