Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Josh Cox serves as the assistant director of Annual Giving. He is responsible for the planning, coordination, and implementation of all electronic and direct mail communications to Illinois State’s alumni, parents, retirees, and friends. Josh has a passion for integrating social media with direct mail to build creative campaigns and better engage alumni in reconnecting to the University and giving back in support of the programs that matter to them most.
Josh, a Central Illinois native, came to Illinois State in January 2014 from the Boy Scouts of America, where he served as a district executive. Prior to that he worked for The Washington Center, a higher education, nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C. Josh has a Bachelor of Science in advertising communications and political science from Bradley University. He currently lives in Ottawa with his wife Sarah.