Final numbers are still being tabulated, but alumni and friends rallied together with nearly 2,000 donors raising about $400,000 -- including individual and challenge gifts -- in response to Wednesday's one-day giving challenge.
Bill Damaschke '85 is praised in The New York Times as "one of the film industry's most important executives," despite his unassuming nature.
Illinois Wesleyan faculty, alumni and students are producing a play based on Barbara Ehrenreich's best-selling book at TangleKnot Theatre in Chicago.
While in Nicaragua as a Peace Corps volunteer and environmental educator, Maggie Byrne '11 completed the Fuego y Agua race for a cause.
Amy Fairgrieve '12 has been awarded a $5,000 Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship to complete a doctorate program at the University of Minnesota, one of 51 students awarded this fellowship nationally.
Five alumni and a member of the Illinois Great Rivers Conference have been named as new trustees, or moved into new roles on the Illinois Wesleyan Board of Trustees.