President Eric Jensen talked with WGLT about fall enrollment and the upcoming academic year.
In an Op-Ed, IWU President Eric Jensen argues that a recent state legislative effort to retain college students in Illinois wrongfully neglects students who otherwise could not afford to attend college – students who, data suggests, are best served by private institutions.
Associate Professor of Music Vadim Mazo is one of four candidates vying to become director of the Waukegan (Ill.) Symphony Orchestra.
Christine McHugh ’82 will perform Parents Must Be Dead, a solo spoken memoir, at Illinois Wesleyan on Sept. 1.
(Peoria, Ill.) Journal Star
Ben Hammer ’09, a Peoria native and the head football coach at Rock Island High School, talked about returning closer to his roots after coaching in North Carolina.
Professor of Biology Will Jaeckle contributed to an article that found sea cucumbers keep the ocean clean and resilient, and even fight climate change.
(West Palm Beach, Fla.) Palm Beach Post
Sara (Shannon) Alijewicz ’84, an attorney and former general magistrate, was elected to a Palm Beach County Court judgeship.
Professor of Political Science Jim Simeone described how Illinois settlement patterns did a lot to shape the early politics of the state and remain a force today.
Victory Sports Network
Amanda Fazzari ’14 has been named the head softball coach at Trinity Christian College.
Among local college and university efforts to emphasize practical experiences in curriculum is Illinois Wesleyan’s implementation of Signature Experiences.