Greetings Alumni and Friends!

Today truly is a great day to be a Leatherneck! We have much to be excited about, especially welcoming Dr. Martin Abraham as our acting WIU President. We look forward to working with him! In addition, we start this new fiscal year and knowing our new state budget includes a 5% increase over last year, $94.5 million for a new science building, $28.9 million for deferred maintenance, and perhaps the release of the funding so we can move forward on building our new Center for the Performing Arts. 

Brian Savage '73 begins his term July 1 as your new Alumni Council President. In addition, we welcome six new members to the WIU Alumni CouncilLori Bilbrey ’90 (Macomb, IL), Thom Cornelis ‘71 (Moline, IL), Denise  Hnytka  ‘06 (Davenport, IA), Caleb Markey ’14 (Macomb, IL), Kori McElroy '17 (Lombard, IL) and Deb Miller '84 ‘86 (Bowen, IL). We thank them for committing to serve the interests of our now more than 135,000  member- strong alumni base around the world.

Be sure to visit here to read the latest issue of the RockeNews! Go Leathernecks!

 Amy Spelman Signature

Amy Spelman, MS ‘98

Director, Alumni Programs