Tosha Bilsbury

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Contact Information

214 David Kinley Hall
1407 W. Gregory Drive
M/C 707
Urbana, IL 61801
Academic Advisor


Tosha advises undergraduate students on academic and extracurricular matters within the Economics Department. She keeps students up to date on events and resources, supervises the Economics social media intern, oversees the Tutoring Center and the ECON Honors Program.

Tosha began as an advisor in the department in July 2017. She joins the department after staying home full-time with her children for the past 10 years. Before working on campus, she advised students at Truman College in Chicago for 5 years, and worked for Deloitte Consulting for 3 years. 

Tosha received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Illinois State University. She has experience working with International and Multicultural Student Affairs. Tosha really enjoys advising and looks forward to helping students be successful at Illinois. 

When she is not advising Tosha enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and listening to audiobooks.


M.S. Illinois State University
Communication: Training & Development Concentration

B.S. Illinois State University
Communication: Broadcast Journalism Concentration






Courses Taught

Economics at Illinois (ECON 198)

Introduction to Public Speaking (Harry S. Truman College)