Emeritus Associate Professor of Economics Robert (Bob) Leekley passed away on Tuesday, Jan.1. Prof. Leekley started teaching at Illinois Wesleyan in 1974, and from his first year to his 44th, his commitment to IWU and our students remained unchanged. His positive impact on generations of students and colleagues will not be forgotten. Read an obituary. A service will be held in the IWU Evelyn Chapel from 11-12 on Wednesday, January 9th.
David Wilken ’92 is the musical director of the Land of the Sky Symphonic Band which performed a concert “filled with musical goosebump moments” on October 31, 2018 at White Horse Black Mountain.
You can read more about the band’s performance here.
Ann Monken ’92 and Tom Monken ’92 and their Legacy Graduate, daughter Emilee Monken ’18
Jane Brue, 84, of Bloomington, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. this Friday, May 18, in Evelyn Chapel, with a visitation prior to the service from 9-10 a.m. in the Chapel.
Tuesday, April 3rd is our day of giving at Illinois Wesleyan and this year’s theme is
Not only is today a day for giving, it’s a day to celebrate IWU and all of the things that make it special. Last year, our class had an impressive 18 donors, and we contributed $3,715. Let’s think bigger and surpass last year’s donors and dollars contributed! Think of the impact this can make for IWU students and their families!
Click here to learn more and to donate on Tuesday, April 3rd.
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James Blank was featured as part of Illinois Wesleyan University’s Thank A Giver Day. Join James in giving back to the University by making a gift at www.iwu.edu/give today.
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