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President Jack Thomas: 2017 State of the University Address

WIU Named Among Best Online Colleges in Illinois

WIU Reading Specialist Graduate Degree Program Receives National Recognition

Three WIU ROTC Cadets Commission as Second Lieutenants in the U.S. Army

School of Ag Develops WIU Aggies Group

New Format for 24th Annual Founders' Day Celebration Monday, September 25, 2017

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Upcoming Alumni & Friends Events this month

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Western MagazineDid you receive the Summer 2017 edition of the Western Alumni Magazine? If not, let us know.

Recent Alumni & Friends Events Around the World


Director's Column




School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach

Bachelor of Arts in General Studies Degree Program

2017 marks the 45th anniversary of WIU's Bachelor of General Studies degree program. We send warm greetings to our 8,767 BGS alumni! We want to hear from you. Please visit our Facebook page, look for the 45th anniversary post, then leave a comment letting us know where you are and what you're doing.

Read more about the General Studies Program here.

Center for International Studies

Join us for International Coffee Hour. Each month a different country will be highlighted and a student will present on their country's coffee and tea culture. Traditional snacks and beverages will be served.

3:00 - 4:00 pm
Horrabin Hall 1

Wednesday, September 6: INDIA
Wednesday, October 4: CHINA
Wednesday, November 1: NIGERIA
Wednesday, December 6: SAUDI ARABIA

Western Illinois University Alumni Association
1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455