Class of 1971

50th Class Reunion

The 50th reunion weekend has been postponed to April 29- May 1, 2022. A full schedule of events and activities will be available soon. 

The Illinois Wesleyan Class of 1971 is invited to join reunion committee members in a virtual “zoom reunion” to reminisce and reconnect on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. Classmates will be invited to share an update with participants, take part in trivia and hear about the upcoming plans for your 50th in person reunion, April 29-May 1. Sign up to attend here the October 26th event! 

Plan your stay Join your Facebook Group Make a Reunion Gift
1971 Class Newsletter 50th Class Reunion Booklet  

50th Class Reunion Giving
A gift of any size to any designation within the Reunion giving period (January 1 2017- December 31, 2021) will count toward your reunion class giving total. Complete this online giving form to make a one-time gift, set a recurring payment, or to make a pledge. There are many areas of support and different ways to make your gift IWU, find the one that best fits your life by checking out the Reunion Giving information page.

A simple and versatile way to ensure IWU fulfills its mission for years to come is by including IWU in your will or living trust (a charitable bequest). Contact Michele Brady, Senior Director of Advancement Gift Planning at 309-275-0835 or for more information.

The progress thermometer represents totals as of September 3, 2021.







Committee Members 

Dick Wray ’71 - Committee Chair 
George Vinyard ’71 - Newsletter Editor
Judi Ballard ’71 
Theresa Paulette Britton Gilbert ‘71
Linda Ketcham '71
Steve Ketcham '71 
Kerry Galbreath Kiphart ’71
John Lewton '71
Karen Portle ’71 
John Reinhardt ’71
Judith Schulz ’71 
Sheldon Thompson '71


Get Involved!
Interested in volunteering to make your reunion a success? Email Kaylee Kurtz Mathison, Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement - Reunions at .