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.
Lindsey Fitzharris ’04 returned to IWU on October 30 to speak about Victorian surgery.
Kristin Schleiter, JD, LLM, has taken a position with the American Board of Medical Specialties as the Vice President of Policy, Government Relations and Strategic Engagement. Kristin will play a key role in providing strategic and operational oversight for ABMS policy development and advocacy initiatives and will lead strategic engagement with governmental, professional and health care organizations, as well as other public stakeholders of specialty certification to strengthen and increase the value of ABMS specialty board certification. Kristin worked in Advocacy for the American Medical Association prior to her role at ABMS.
Congratulations to Kristin in her new role!
Dan Barkmeier ’04 joined the University of Michigan Radiology Department as an Assistant Professor in the Abdomen division.
Congrats on your new role!
Patrick Spangler ’03 and Kelly Green ’04 had their third child, Greta Enright Spangler, on July 9, 2018.
Congrats to the family on their latest addition!
Sheena (Selvey) Watterson ’04 and Adam Watterson welcomed Tiny Titan, Nolan Jeffrey Watterson on June 23rd, 2018.
Congratulations, Sheena and Adam!
Janice Scidmore (Ruhl) ’04 and her husband, Brian, just opened a pottery shop in Downtown Bloomington called Cracked Up Pottery. They will be selling Brian’s pottery, hosting studio space for artists to throw their own pottery on the wheel, and will have classes for individuals or groups to learn how to make pottery using a potters wheel.
Congratulations, Janice and Brian!