Brenda Milcik

Jan 072019

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.

May 292018

Ann Monken ’92 and Tom Monken ’92 and their Legacy Graduate, daughter Emilee Monken ’18

Mr. Thomas J. Monken ’92, Ms. Emilee A. Monken ’18 and Mrs. Ann M. Monken ’92 – Legacy Photos. Illinois Wesleyan photo by Robert Frank III

May 162018

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.

Jane was a nursing professor at Illinois Wesleyan for 21 years, leading many study abroad classes and receiving multiple accolades from students and colleagues. More details on her dedication to her profession, to IWU basketball, and to her family are in her obituary. Our thoughts are with her family at this time.
Apr 072016

Today is All In for Wesleyan at IWU.  Dr. Randy Reed ’73 has offered to give $500 for each class year with 30 donors today, and an additional $500 for each class with 60 donors. Seriously – every dollar counts! Help the class of 1992 meet this Challenge.  Click this link to donate  You can also see how 1992 is doing in the challenge.


You can see All In on campus by clicking here.

Jul 232014

Join other IWU supporters by renewing your gift at

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The Illinois Wesleyan fiscal year is ending quickly on July 31. Have you renewed your support yet this year? *

It’s not too late to be added to the list!

We still need 163 alumni to step forward before July 31 to increase alumni participation 1% over last year.

*Check by visiting

Jun 122013

Thomas More Smith (BA ’92), a Finance Professor with the Goizueta Business School, was awarded the William H. Fox Crystal Apple Award for Emerging Excellence at the 14th annual Crystal Apple awards ceremony on Feb. 25, 2013.  Nine Emory teachers were commended for excellence in teaching. Crystal Apples honor faculty members who go above and beyond in their search for knowledge and involvement within the Emory community. The nine professors were chosen from more than 600 nominations this year. The event is run entirely by students — from the nomination process to presenting the awards.


Thomas is center of back row.