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May 2, 2014 • Vol 29, No. 16
Quinn Releases Center for Performing Arts Funding
Gov. Pat Quinn announced the release of $60 million for the construction of Western Illinois University's Center for Performing Arts (CPA) in Macomb.
WIU School of Ag Receives Funds from 1st Farm Credit Services' IAA Foundation
The Western Illinois University School of Agriculture is among several educational and non-profit institutions in Illinois that will receive funding from the 1st Farm Credit Services Donor Advised Fund through the IAA Foundation.
Tree Canopy at WIU Provides $800K+ of Value for Campus Community
The beautiful trees spread across Western Illinois University's Macomb campus do more than just increase the aesthetics of the University grounds.
Edwards to Receive Honorary Doctorate
Sandra Keiser Edwards, deputy director of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, AR, will receive the Western Illinois University Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters at Western's Spring 2014 Commencement exercises Saturday, May 10.
WIU Opera Theatre presents "Die Fledermaus" May 2-3
Tickets available at Hainline Theatre Box Office (309) 298-2900.
Dealing with Difference Institute May 13
The 2014 Dealing with Difference Institute will revolve around the theme, Social Justice and Education.
Faculty & Staff News
Sample to Retire After 34 Years at WIU
Rich Sample, chief broadcasting engineer in University Television at Western Illinois University, will retire May 30 after more than 34 years of service at Western.
Memorial Services Held for Hoerner
Agriculture Professor Emeritus Harry J. Hoerner, 77, passed away Sunday, April 13 at his home in Good Hope.
Memorial Services Held for Dove
Professor Emeritus Lewis Dunbar Dove, 79, of Macomb, passed away Sunday, April 13 in Macomb.
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