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June 21, 2013 • Vol 28, No. 17

University News

BOT Approves 4.5% All-Costs Increase

The Western Illinois University Board of Trustees approved a 4.5 percent increase in all-costs (tuition, fees and room and board) for new undergraduate students

BOT Grants Tenure

Twenty-two Western Illinois University faculty members were granted tenure by the WIU Board of Trustees at the board's June 7 meeting.

BOT Elects Officers

The WIU Board of Trustees (BOT) elected officers at its June 7 meeting for the July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 year.


Summer at the Rec

Here are a few things going on at the Rec this summer: Iron Man Distance Triathlon May 27-August 15; special summer hours; group fitness schedule; personal training.

WIU HR to Host "Enrich You" Socials Thursday Evenings Over the Summer

This summer, WIU Human Resources will host a variety of opportunities in Macomb for WIU employees to mingle with colleagues from all over campus.

Faculty & Staff News

National Murrow Award Given to News Director Rich Egger

For the first time ever, Tri States Public Radio's newsroom has won a National Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio & Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).

Richards Named Employee of the Month

Joan Richards, a staff clerk in Human Resources, has been named the Western Illinois University Al and Elaine Goldfarb Civil Service Employee of the Month for June.

COEHS Faculty Excellence Award Winners (2013)

Five College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) faculty members were honored recently with the 2013 COEHS Excellence Awards.

Law Passed Away

The former chair of the Department of Art Richard B. Law passed away Wednesday, May 1, at his home in Worthington, MA.

Bath Passed Away

Former chemistry assistant professor Donald A. Bath passed away at his home in Macomb on Monday, May 27.

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Grants and Contracts

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Professional Activities

View the most recent publications and presentations by WIU faculty and staff.

Civil Service Personnel Updates

The latest listing of changes in civil service personnel are now available.


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