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Welcome WIU Aggies!

The WIU Aggies group is an organization of WIU School of Agriculture alumni and friends which work to provide annual funding for the growth of the agriculture program and host events to reconnect with fellow Leathernecks. Stay up-to-date on the happenings of the WIU School of Agriculture and be an agent of change for the future of the program by becoming a member today.

Annual Membership Levels

  • Single alumni membership: $25
  • Couples alumni membership: $35
  • Friend of the WIU School of Agriculture: $50
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Upcoming Events

WIU Aggies Social

Saturday, August 10, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
Illinois State Fair-Director's Lawn

Dinner: Dinner includes a pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, chips, and drink. Cash bar will be available.

Program: A short program with guest speakers professor emeritus Dr. H. Edward Breece, alumnus Rock Katschnig, and director of the School of Agriculture Dr. Andy Baker, followed by music from Luke and the Drifters.

Tickets: $12 in advance through the WIU Alumni Events webpage or $15 at the gate. Children under 6 years old no charge. Does not include admission to the fair or parking.

Alumni Contact Update

We want to stay in touch with our Leathernecks. Use the form below to keep us updated with your most recent information. Once a Leatherneck, Always a Leatherneck!

Aggies Newsletters

2017-2018 Edition (pdf)

WIU Aggies Advisory Board

The WIU Aggies is governed by a 14-member advisory board. If you are interested in serving on a future term for the WIU Aggies Advisory Board, please contact Jana Knupp by email at

Current Advisory Board

  • Mark Dempsey
  • John Hennefent
  • Rock Katschnig
  • Jana Poliska Knupp
  • Jancy LaFollette
  • Monte Lowderman
  • Gary Shupe
  • Dylan Sigrist
  • Todd Steinacher
  • Paul Thomas
  • Miles Toeynes
  • Corey Torrance
  • Ashley Suttles Wall

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