Assistant Director for Hart Career Center Named
July 3, 2007
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Laurie Diekhoff has been named as the Assistant Director/Internship
Coordinator for the Hart Career Center at Illinois Wesleyan University. Diekhoff will
begin her duties July 18.
“We are very pleased to have Laurie Diekhoff joining the Illinois Wesleyan University
community,” said Warren Kistner, director of the Hart Career Center. “She will play
a key role in advancing the mission of the Center and expanding the University’s internship
program.” The Center provides students with services, programs and resources to assist
in making academic and career decisions.
A 1983 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse with a bachelor’s degree in
psychology, Diekhoff earned her master’s degree at Ball State University in student
personnel administration in 1984.
Diekhoff comes to Illinois Wesleyan from Heartland Community College, where she worked
as a program manager for community education since 1999. Before that, she served as
director of the Volunteer Center for the United Way of McLean County from 1992 to
1993. Working in student housing from 1987 to 1992, Diekhoff served as residence hall
coordinator for Illinois State University and then as assistant director of housing
for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
An active member of the Bloomington-Normal community, Diekhoff is a committee member
for the Challenger Learning Center and co-chair of the First Books-McLean County,
which works to give children from low-income families the opportunity to read and
own their first new books. She has served on the committees for the Heartland Community
College Foundation, the Learning Institute for Non-Profits, the Girl Scouts of Centrillio
Council and the YWCA.
Contact: Rachel Hatch, (309) 556-3960