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WIU to Host Press Events July 16 at Macomb, QC to Unveil Academic Plans

July 11, 2018

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MACOMB/MOLINE, IL -- On Monday, July 16, members of the Western Illinois University community and area residents are invited to attend press events on the Macomb and Quad Cities campuses, where WIU President Jack Thomas and Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Kathy Neumann will unveil plans for the University's realignment and growth.

The Macomb campus event will be held from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the University Union Brattain Lounge, while the Quad Cities campus event will be held from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in Riverfront Hall, rooms 103/104.

The Macomb e​vent will also be live streamed to the University's Facebook page and WIU's YouTube channel, while the QC event will be live streamed to the WIU-QC Facebook page and WIU YouTube channel. ​

Thomas and Neumann, along with Vice President of Quad Cities and Planning Joe Rives, will share the University's plan for investments in high demand academic programs.

For more information about the July 16 events, contact University Relations at (309) 298-1993 or email

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