Alumni News

  • Katrina Evacuee Thrived at IWU

    Katrina Evacuee Thrived at IWU

    It was Labor Day weekend 10 years ago that Minh Nguyen '09 arrived at Illinois Wesleyan with just a laptop and a suitcase, after evacuating Tulane University in the face of Hurricane Katrina.

  • Patterson '92 Creates New Social Networking Platform

    Patterson '92 Creates New Social Networking Platform

    Janel (Wolfe) Patterson '92 of St. Louis has created a new social networking platform, Frienedy, which she hopes will stop cyberbullying and promote positive digital citizenship.

  • Geraty Named Interim Dean of Admissions

    Geraty Named Interim Dean of Admissions

    Bob Geraty, a Class of 1998 graduate with more than 17 years of admissions experience with Illinois Wesleyan, has been appointed interim dean of admissions.

  • Quadrangle Dedicated in Honor of Egbers Family

    Quadrangle Dedicated in Honor of Egbers Family

    The redeveloped quadrangle north of State Farm Hall, which includes a stainless steel water sculpture entitled Aspiration, has been named Egbers Quadrangle.

  • Tipsord '81 Named State Farm CEO

    Tipsord '81 Named State Farm CEO

    Michael Tipsord '81 will become CEO of State Farm Insurance Cos. in September, at the recommendation of current CEO and fellow Illinois Wesleyan graduate Ed Rust Jr. '72, who will remain board chairman.

  • Wilson '12 Awarded NASA Research Fellowship

    Wilson '12 Awarded NASA Research Fellowship

    Physics alumnus Taiyo Wilson '12 has been awarded a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship, enabling him to collaborate with top researchers in the field.