Alumni Council

Made up of 25 alumni appointed to three-year terms and the president of the Student Alumni Association, this board meets three times a year at WIU. Members represent the interests of alumni and serve as liaisons to 25 University areas. The council assists in the recruitment of students, selects Alumni Award recipients, and was instrumental in establishing the Student Alumni Association.

NEXT MEETING: Friday, September 29, 2017
Western Illinois University Macomb Campus
Macomb, Illinois

2017 Alumni Council Meetings

  • Friday, September 29

Alumni Council Members Sought

The WIU Alumni Association is looking for dedicated leaders of all ages, ethnicity, gender, geographic location, career fields, etc. to serve on the WIU Alumni Council. If you or someone you know is an active alumnus that would be a good candidate, please send the application form and resume to the Alumni Association at 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455 or fax (309)298-2914. The deadline is March 1. (You may save and email your form to only if your computer has Adobe Acrobat Professional, not Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

Or, click here to print off and then fill out the application form.

2017 - 2018 Council Members


Alumni Council Featured Member

Phil Nathe 1981

Phil NatheDegree: Bachelor of Arts and Sciences from WIU in 1981 and Juris Doctor from John Marshall Law School in 1988.


Business Information: Attorney, Law Office of Philip R. Nathe in Naperville, IL

Advice for Freshman: Enjoy life, but go to class.

Favorite WIU Memory: Harper's Bizarre and Henninger Hall

Special Interests/Hobbies: Phil and his wife, Carol, reside in Naperville and have four children. Some of his interests include sports and music.