Major gift from Illinois alum will support arts education and conservation

March 6, 2024

Gies College of Business alumnus Anthony (Tony) J. Petullo and his wife Bev have announced a wide-ranging $5.75 million gift to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The investment will be divided between the College of Fine and Applied Arts ($3.25 million) and Gies College of Business ($2.5 million) to support students, faculty, and the arts at Illinois.

tony petullo wearing orange and blue tie stands around several students chatting
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