Nearly 90 percent of the Class of 2013 were either employed or attending graduate school full time within six months of graduating, according to the University's annual survey of graduates.
Three alumni were named to Illinois Wesleyan's Board of Trustees and the current officers were re-elected to serve for the coming 2014-15 academic year.
As Illinois Wesleyan celebrated Commencement on May 4, speaker Deanna Jent '84 told graduates to "Boldly write your story, but when another story starts to write you, surrender to that new narrative."
School of Nursing Alumna Susan Okuno-Jones has been named vice president, nursing practice and innovation at Advocate Health Care, the largest integrated health care system in Illinois.
The Illinois Wesleyan community lost one of its most respected academic leaders when Emeritus Professor Wendell Hess, the University's first provost, died on Thursday, April 3.
In a one-day rally of Titan Pride, alumni and friends came through to meet all challenges, with over 1,850 gifts totaling well over $700,000.