Summer Institute

Summer Institute Schedule

The WIU Bookstore in the University Union will be open from 8:00 AM-5:00 PM throughout the program. Check your materials for a coupon!

Thursday, June 23, 2016
8:30 a.m. Check-in for Golf
9:00 a.m. Tee Time for 9-holes
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Check-in – Corbin-Olson Electronic Classroom (Corbin Side, 1032)
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Welcome & Updates
  • John Biernbaum, Associate Vice President, Student Services
  • Dr. Ronald C. Williams, Interim Vice President for Student Services
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Session 1: Keynote Speaker Dr. Deborah Garrett
3:00 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. Break
3:10 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Group Picture
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Q & A with Dr. Garrett
3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Session 2: Title IX Panel
  • Jill Myers, Director, School of Law Enforcement & Justice Administration, Western Illinois University
  • Matt Tanney, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Western Illinois University
  • Sarah Cunningham
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception at Magnolia’s 130 N Lafayette St, Macomb, IL 61455, one drink provided
6:00 p.m. Dinner at Magnolia’s, at your own expense
Friday, June, 24, 2016
7:00 a.m. Student Recreation Center Pass: Free Access for Summer Institute attendees
8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast provided – Corbin-Olson Dining Center
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Session 3: Dr. Paul Brown, Social Media & Technology in Higher Education/Q & A
10:40 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Topic Generation for afternoon
  • Jessica Butcher, Assistant to the Vice President for Student Services, Western Illinois University
  • Ann Comerford, Director, University Union, Western Illinois University
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch provided – Corbin-Olson Dining Center
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Open Dialogue
1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Break
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Open Dialogue
  • Led by Jessica Butcher & Ann Comerford
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks & Evaluation
  • Dr. Ronald C. Williams

Macomb Heritage Days are June 23rd-26th. Check out the Macomb Heritage Days website for more information about what events and activities they have going on during and after the program!