Center for International Studies

Contact Information

International Admissions Office (questions about applications, acceptance, and visas) 

***Please note that Western Illinois University is in the U.S. Central timezone (CST, Chicago) and is open from 8:00 am-4:30 pm local time. It is closed on weekends, from 4:30pm Friday until 8:00am Monday. Any emails or phone messages sent during non-working hours will not be seen until the next business day.  Please begin your application process early to allow for these delays.

Ms. Megan Bennett, Assistant Director of International Admissions/Immigration Adviser

Memorial Hall 343B
Phone: (309) 298-2426
Fax: (309) 298-2405
Email: MA-Bennett2@wiu.edu

Ms. Angie Veith, Admissions/Records Supervisor

Memorial Hall 343A
Phone: (309) 298-2426
Fax: (309) 298-2405
Email: AJ-Veith@wiu.edu

Ms. Sherry Banninga, Admissions/Records Officer

Memorial Hall 343A
Phone: (309) 298-2426
Fax: (309) 298-2405
Email: SJ-Banninga@wiu.edu

Ms. Patricia Cook, Clerk

Memorial Hall 342
Phone: (309) 298-2426
Fax: (309) 298-2405
Email: PE-Cook@wiu.edu

Office of Study Abroad 

Ms. Emily Gorlewski, Assistant Director, Study Abroad

Memorial Hall 344 (moving to Horrabin 8 in Fall, 2014)
Phone: (309) 298-2504
Fax: (309) 298-2405
Email: EJ-Gorlewski@wiu.edu

Ms. Ehren Kuzekov, Academic Advisor

Memorial Hall 354 (moving to Horrabin 8 in Fall, 2014)
Phone: (309) 298-2504
Email: EM-Kuzekov@wiu.edu

Ms. Kim McDaniel, Academic Advisor

Memorial Hall 352 (moving to Horrabin 8 in Fall, 2014)
Phone: (309) 298-2504
Email: KD-McDaniel@wiu.edu

Ms. Dawn Gray, Office Support Specialist

Memorial Hall 344 (moving to Horrabin 8 in Fall, 2014)
Phone: (309) 298-2504
Email: DM-Gray@wiu.edu 

Orientation and Student Activities 

Ms. Dana Vizdal, Assistant Director, Orientation and Student Activities               

Memorial Hall 347
Phone: 309-298-3734
Fax: 309-298-2405
Email: DM-Vizdal@wiu.edu

Ms. Arezou Hosseini, Orientation and Activities Graduate Assistant

Memorial Hall 347
Phone: (309) 298-3734
Fax: 309-298-2405
Email: Z-Hosseini@wiu.edu 

Western's English as a Second Language (WESL) Institute 

Mr. David Bell, Director, WESL Institute

Memorial Hall 348
Phone: (309) 298-1107
Fax: (309) 298-2405
Email: D-Bell@wiu.ed 

Ms. Deborah Edwards, Chief Clerk, WESL Institute

Memorial Hall 346
Phone: (309) 298-2485
Fax: 309-298-2405
Email: DA-Edwards@wiu.edu 

Other Useful Contacts (not official representatives of WIU)

 

 

 

Mailing Address

Center for International Studies 
Western Illinois University 
1 University Circle, Memorial Hall 342 
Macomb IL 61455
USA

Administration

Dr. Richard Carter, Executive Director, School of Distance Learning, International Studies and Outreach
Horrabin Hall 6
Phone: (309) 298-1929
Email: R-Carter@wiu.edu 

Ms. Marlene Forman, Assistant to the Executive Director

Memorial Hall 309
Phone: (309) 298-2501
Fax: (309) 298-2405
Email: MS-Forman@wiu.edu

Marketing and International Relations

Ms. Christie Carmack, Assistant Director, Marketing and International Relations

Horrabin Hall 6
Phone: (309) 298-1929
Email: CA-Carmack@wiu.edu

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