Wilma Bates

Associate Director of Development, College of Education and University Laboratory Schools
(309) 438-4304

Wilma Bates works with the senior director of development for the College of Education with her primary focus on helping constituents from the Laboratory Schools support University High and Thomas Metcalf school through philanthropic gifts.  Wilma is a graduate of Chapman University and has held professional and volunteer positions related to fund development for non profits, public and private schools including Blooming Grove Academy, University High, Sister Friends of Bloomington/Normal and The Central Illinois Chapter of The Links, Incorporated.

Wilma enjoys traveling, basketball, cooking, reading, community service and spending time with her husband, Richard and their two sons, Keita, a graduate of University High, and Kai, a student at Thomas Metcalf School. Wilma can help match your giving priorities through the creation of a personalized philanthropic giving plan to support the Lab Schools through the College of Education.       

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University Advancement
Campus Box 3200
Normal, Il 61790-3200
Phone: 309-438-7681