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Sheahon Zenger

Sheahon Zenger Named 21st President of Illinois Wesleyan University

April 10, 2024 | By Ann Aubry

Sheahon J. Zenger, previously the interim president at the University of New Haven, has been named the 21st president of Illinois Wesleyan University, effective July 1.

JWP Conference

Students to Present Research from Variety of Disciplines at John Wesley Powell Conference on April 13

April 5, 2024 | By Julia Perez

Students from a wide range of disciplines will present research at the 35th annual John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference on Saturday, April 13, at Illinois Wesleyan University.

John Keene

Celebrated Poet John Keene to Join Joanne Diaz for Poetry Conversation

April 4, 2024 | By Chris Francis

The Illinois Wesleyan University English Department is teaming up with Illinois State University to bring nationally celebrated poets to Bloomington-Normal and the IWU campus on Wednesday, April 10.

All In for Wesleyan April 9

Give Green, Give Back During All In for Wesleyan on April 9

April 2, 2024 | By Julia Perez

By giving green during All In for Wesleyan on Tuesday, April 9, Titan supporters can contribute to the growth of students and programs at Illinois Wesleyan University.

immersion excursion

Students Explore Marketing and Communications Careers with Chicago Alumni

March 29, 2024 | By Julia Perez

Illinois Wesleyan students interested in marketing and communications jobs spent their spring break in Chicago engaging with alumni who work in the field during the annual Career Immersion Excursion organized by the Hart Career Center.

Summer Term Sign

Broader Community Invited to Enroll in Summer Term Courses

March 25, 2024 | By Julia Perez

Applications are now open for 2024 Summer Term courses at Illinois Wesleyan, which are accessible to community members, alumni, high school students and students from other institutions, along with current IWU students.

Melinda Burgin

Burgin '25 Selected to Present Research at Political Science Conference

March 22, 2024 | By Julia Perez

From a young age, Melinda Burgin '25 has been committed to addressing climate change. Now as a political science major at Illinois Wesleyan, she has been selected to showcase her research at prominent conferences in the field.

Drag Show

Charity Drag Show Expands to Full Weekend of Pride

March 13, 2024 | By Julia Perez

Students with Illinois Wesleyan University’s Pride Alliance and Campus Activity Board are expanding the festivities for the 21st Annual Charity Drag Show on Saturday, March 23, to create a weekend of joy and celebration.

2023 Fall Dean

Illinois Wesleyan Announces Fall 2023 Dean’s List

March 6, 2024 | By Julia Perez

Illinois Wesleyan University’s Dean’s List for the fall semester of the 2023-24 academic year consisted of 752 students from 33 states and 30 countries.

Jessie Jia and Asia Rogers, 2024 Eckley Scholars

Jia '25, Rogers '25 Named Eckley Summer Scholars

March 4, 2024 | By Julia Perez

Two Illinois Wesleyan students have been granted fellowships as part of the 2024 Eckley Summer Scholars and Artists Endowment.