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Letter from Alumni Council President John Sanders '74

WIU in the News

WIU Alumnus Comes Home to WIU for Next Step in His Career

WIU Community Music School Opens for Fall Lessons, Classes

WIU Alumni Invited to ‘Colleges Day at the Ballpark’; Use ‘WIU’ Code for Discounted Tickets

AGR Chapter Receives National Recognition at Annual Convention

WIU Collegiate Scholars Chapter Again Recognized as a Certified Gold Star Chapter

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Happening Now

Welcome to the newest members of our Leatherneck family, and welcome back our returning students, faculty and staff!

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Making investments in our academic programs and service operations to keep Western on the leading edge and position the institution for growth.

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Alumni Spotlight

A Family Affair: From the WIU Football Field to the Floor of the Chicago Board of Trade.

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Giving Back

Gift of $494,917 from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust to support the School of Engineering.

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Did You Know?

WIU recognized among the "best of the best" by The Princeton Review for 15th consecutive year.

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Student Success

School of Music graduate student Gwangwon Park named winner of the Atlantic Music Festival's annual piano competition.

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Special Event

You are invited to our 25th annual Founders' Day Celebration Monday, Sept. 24 at Sherman Hall where history was made 116 years ago.

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Educational Opportunity

WIU awarded a $300,000 National Science Foundation grant to benefit academic research and educational programs in major academic areas.

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Military Salute

Seventh Annual Fallen Soldiers 5k Run/Walk to pay tribute to members of the armed forces, and two of our own fallen soldiers Saturday, Oct. 27.

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