Michael Moskow

Michael Moskow (right), president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, is escorted on campus by Illinois Wesleyan President Richard F. Wilson.

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Visits Campus

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Michael Moskow, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, visited Illinois Wesleyan's campus Tuesday, Aug. 22,  for meetings with local bankers and business, community and labor leaders.

Moskow came to Bloomington-Normal at the invitation of the McLean County Chamber of Commerce, and spoke about the U.S. economic outlook at the Chamber's Economic Vision Luncheon at the Interstate Center in Bloomington. Moskow's speech was covered by news agencies including Bloomberg and Reuters, looking for hints about whether the Federal Reserve Board may raise interest rates again.

Moskow's visit to the community also included tours of Bloomington and Normal downtowns, and speaking with Illinois State and Illinois Wesleyan University business students and faculty.