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Sept. 27, 2013 • Vol 29, No. 2

University News

Epperson Gift Achieves WIU's Campaign Goal

The Western Illinois University Foundation is pleased to announce that its Higher Values in Higher Education Campaign has met its $60 million goal with a most generous gift from distinguished alumni, longtime friends and loyal supporters Dr. Ken and Lorraine Epperson.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In accordance with the federal Campus Security Act (Clery), the Annual Security (Clery) Report and Fire Safety Report for Western Illinois University are available online.


RAD Classes to Begin Oct. 1

WIU's Office of Public Safety (OPS) will offer the Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) course.

Paint the Paws, WIU Homecoming Kick Off, Oct. 4

Students, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to take part in Western Illinois University's annual Homecoming kick-off tradition, Paint the Paws.

WIU Homecoming Events Oct. 3-12

Alumni and friends will descend on the WIU campus, joining current students, Oct. 3-12 to celebrate Homecoming 2013: "The Rocky Games: Western Is United."

We Care 2013 Oct. 8-10

Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to participate in Western Illinois University's annual Fall We Care event, scheduled for Oct. 8-10. The registration deadline Oct. 1.

WIU Piano Festival Oct. 12

The second annual Western Illinois University Piano Festival is coming to The WIU School of Music with guest artist Lori Sims on Saturday, Oct. 12 in the COFAC Recital Hall.

COFAC Crystal Bridges Trip is Oct. 18

Western Illinois University's College of Fine Arts and Communication (COFAC) and the University Art Gallery are hosting a trip to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, AR, on Friday, Oct. 18.

Faculty & Staff News

WIU Awarded NEH Grant to Encourage Discussion of U.S. Civil Rights History

Western Illinois University is one of only 473 institutions across the country awarded a set of four films, which chronicle the history of the civil rights movement, by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

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