Alumni Council 2017-18

In 1993, the Recreation, Sport & Tourism Alumni Council was established and represents the various sectors of the recreation, sport and tourism field.  The mission is to strengthen ties between the RST Department, its students and faculty/staff, and its accomplished alumni all over the world through student recruitment & enrichment, board development, and alumni engagement.  Annual activities include:
Sapora Student Symposium
Student Facility Tour
Winter Alumni Social
RST Awards Program
ORPR ongoing support


  • Mr. Dan Bolsen
  • Director of Development, Purdue College of Pharmacy













  • Ms. Michelle Tuft
  • Superintendent of Recreation and Facilities, Skokie Park District


  • Dr. Laurence Chalip, Head
  • Department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism
  • University of Illinois
  • Fax: 217-244-1935