Stewart Named New Director of Student Activities

May 2, 2011

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Illinois Wesleyan University is pleased to announce that Colin Stewart has been named the new director of student activities and leadership programs at Illinois Wesleyan University.

Stewart is currently the assistant director of student life at Franklin College Switzerland in Lugano, Switzerland. He will begin his duties at Illinois Wesleyan on July 11, which will include overseeing student activities in the 33,000-square-foot Hansen Student Center, as well as the new Titan Leadership Program.

According to Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Kathy Cavins-Tull, Stewart “brings an energy and excitement for students and student programming that will well serve our campus community and enhance the established Hansen Student Center program.”

Stewart earned a bachelor’s degree from the School of Business at Central Washington University, and a master’s degree in student development administration from Seattle University in Washington state, where he also served as the coordinator of student development. He also worked for Regis University in Denver, Colo., as a residence life coordinator. His current duties at Franklin College include managing aspects of community development, student activities and housing for a residential population of students with representation from more than 67 nationalities.

Throughout his career, Stewart has made numerous presentations, including those to the national conferences of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators in 2010, and the National Association of Campus Activities in 2008. He is a member of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators and the Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

Contact: Rachel Hatch, (309) 556-3960