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Western Illinois University News

News for 03/27/2015

Board Approves Cost Guarantee Increase
The Western Illinois University Board of Trustees approved a 1.72 percent increase in the University's Cost Guarantee (all costs: tuition, fees and room and board) for new undergraduate and a 1.69 percent increase for new graduate students entering the WIU-Macomb campus in Fall 2015 at its meeting today (March 27). ... [read complete story]

East Village to Close
East Village, which has housed married and graduate students, as well as students with families, at Western Illinois University since 1965, will close following the end of the Spring 2015 semester. ... [read complete story]

WIU HR Director Receives SPHR Certification
Western Illinois University's Director of Human Resources Pamela Bowman was recently certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by passing the SPHR exam. ... [read complete story]

WIU Libraries' "Finding Your Ancestors" Presentation April 9
Western Illinois University Libraries will sponsor the presentation "Finding Your Ancestors" at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 9 in the Leslie F. Malpass Library, second-floor classroom. WIU School of Agriculture Urban Forestry Professor Emeritus Tom Green, who is also a genealogy consultant, will present the session. ... [read complete story]

WIU Professor Starts Fundraising for Film
Western Illinois University Professor of Art Bruce Walters is launching an IndieGoGo crowdfunding campaign on Tuesday, March 31 to fund the development of "The Spirit of the Age," a film and multi-platform production about the inception of the Roaring ‘20s. ... [read complete story]

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