Macomb, IL – WIU Assistant Vice President for University Relations John Maguire, who serves as alderman in Macomb's fourth ward, is recovering from heart surgery in a Springfield hospital. Maguire underwent the procedure this week. It's possible he'll be released from the hospital in a few days. It's not known when he will return to his WIU job or his post on the city council. The Macomb native has Bachelor's and Master's degrees from WIU and earned a Ph.D from Illinois State University. He's currently the longest serving member of the Macomb city council.