April 12, 2021
News for and about the Illinois Wesleyan community
Campus News
All In for Wesleyan records were shattered on April 8, as an all-time high 3,587 donors collectively raised a record-setting $2,539,574 million in just 24 hours.
Maggie Evans and Chandra Shipley have been named 2021 recipients of the fourth annual Illinois Wesleyan University Leadership Awards for Inclusive Excellence.
Titan Athletics
• Senior Mike Murphy set the IWU football record for sacks in the Titans' victory over North Park on April 10.
Titans In The News
The Pantagraph
With an added $1 million challenge from a generous alumnus, Illinois Wesleyan set giving records during its annual All In For Wesleyan event. More coverage from WJBC Radio.
QSR
Scott Swayne ’90 was named chief people officer ("CPO") for Potbelly Corporation.
WMBD-TV
NASA engineers spoke with IWU students in a virtual session Tuesday, encouraging students to seek a broader education before specializing, to boost their lifelong career path.
The Pantagraph
A COVID-19 vaccine clinic for IWU students will be offered Tuesday, April 13. More coverage from WGLT Radio.
Chicago Tribune
John Munch '98 will be the next superintendent of LaGrange Highlands School District 106.
The Pantagraph
Director of the Illinois Small Business Development Center of McLean County at Illinois Wesleyan University Karen Bussone wrote about the importance of building relationships with customers in her monthly column.
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Kudos
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In recent highlights, Faizal Chaudhury '96 joined the advisory board of the Council on American-Islamic Relations Philadelphia Chapter. The CAIR is the largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization in the nation. Faizal is the vice president of customer centricity with Sallie Mae, where he is responsible for leading the organization-wide initiative to improve customer experience, loyalty, and advocacy.
This newsletter is an electronic publication of Illinois Wesleyan University's Communications Office, edited by Ann Aubry, director of communications, in conjunction with the Office of Alumni Engagement.
 
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