Executive Director's Office

Leadership changes at U of I’s Prairie Research Institute


The Prairie Research Institute will have a new leader this fall, as Founding Executive Director Bill Shilts returns to his research roots and Brian Anderson, currently Director of the Illinois Natural History Survey (INHS), becomes Interim Executive Director of the Institute. read more...

William Shilts, Executive Director

Brian D. Anderson, Interim Executive Director
175 Natural Resources Building, MC-650
615 E. Peabody Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-5111
Fax: (217) 244-1542
Email: bda@illinois.edu




Susan Braxton, Head Librarian

Susan Braxton, Head Librarian
1816 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-5856
Fax: (217) 244-0802
Email: braxton@illinois.edu





Libby Johnston, Communications Director

Libby Johnston, Communications Director
167 Natural Resources Building, MC-650
615 E. Peabody Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 265-4680
Fax: (217) 244-1542
Email: ljohnstn@illinois.edu




Terry McLennand, Director of External Affairs

Terry McLennand, Director of External Affairs
165 Natural Resources Building, MC-650
615 E. Peabody Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-5111
Fax: (217) 244-1542
Email: mclennnd@illinois.edu





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Gary Miller, Associate Executive Director

Gary Miller, Associate Executive Director
163 Natural Resources Building, MC-650
615 E. Peabody Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-8942
Fax: (217) 244-1542
Email: gdmiller@illinois.edu




William Shilts, Executive Director

William Shilts, Principal Scientist
187 Natural Resources Building, MC-650
615 E. Peabody Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-5111
Fax: (217) 244-1542
Email: shilts@illinois.edu




Angie Wisehart, Administrative Assistant

Angie Wisehart, Administrative Assistant
179 Natural Resources Building, MC-650
615 E. Peabody Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 265-4677
Fax: (217) 244-1542
Email: wisehart@illinois.edu




Karen Witter, External Affairs Advisor

Karen Witter, External Affairs Advisor
225 E. Cook Street
Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: (217) 244-6756
Fax: (217) 244-1542
Email: kwitter@illinois.edu

PRAIRIE RESEARCH INSTITUTE
615 E. Peabody Drive, MC-650
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 217-333-5111
Fax: 217-244-1542
prairie@illinois.edu

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