REEEC benefits from the generosity of people like you, who share our commitment to understanding and promoting knowledge about Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia.

Without the support of alumni and friends, the Center could not provide educational, research, and public service programs at the standard of excellence required of a U.S. Department of Education National Resource Center. State funding accounts for less than 10 percent of the Center’s total budget. Most funding comes from federal and private foundation grants. Your gift thus makes the difference between a good program and an outstanding one. We greatly appreciate all contributions, no matter their size. If you have further questions about giving to REEEC, please contact Maureen Marshall at 217-300-1926 or via email at

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Opportunities for major gifts

To learn more about investing in the future of our students, faculty, research, and more, please contact:


Ai Niemeyer

Ai Niemeyer
Assistant Director of Development
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
(217) 300-3648