Winter 2014-15 issue highlights


Musical Bridges

All the things that make Illinois Wesleyan’s School of Music special were on display in a 150th anniversary celebration of its founding.

  • To read the main story, click here.
  • To read about acclaimed opera vocalist Kyle Pfortmiller ’92 and his unlikely musical path, click here.
  • To read about a new drive to update Presser Hall, home of the School of Music, click here.
  • To read career advice from music alumni, click here.


Presidential Milestones

After more than a decade as IWU's President, Richard F. Wilson announces plans to retire.

  • To read a letter from Wilson on his decision, click here.

In the Urban Arena

Bringing a new equestrian facility to the inner-city high school where she teaches, alumnus Maggie Kendall’s lifelong love of horses gallops full circle.


As a young boy, Ken Boyd ’61 fell in love with flying. Now retired, he’s returned to the skies in his own hand-crafted plane.

A Question of Fairness

In advocating same-sex marriage, Suzie Hutton ’90 helped change Illinois state law.



Leading by Example

Kathleen Murray ’79 stays true to liberal arts roots in new role as Whitman College president.

"Be here now"

In the face of adversity, one alumna rises to meet the challenge.


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IWU Magazine staff: Tim Obermiller, Editor; Gary Schwartz, Graphics Editor;
Sarah (Zeller) Julian ’07, Contributing Alumni Update Editor.

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