Brad Bainter

Including $1.5 Million to PAC
9:15 am
Tue September 24, 2013

WIU Reaches $60 Million Goal with Seven-Figure Gift

Ken and Lorraine Epperson's seven figure gift helped WIU hit its 60mil. fundraising goal.

After more than six years of fundraising, Western Illinois University has hit its $60 million goal for the school's capital campaign.

That's thanks to a sizable gift by two Western alumni who are long time supporters of the university.

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WIU Marketing Tool
1:50 pm
Mon April 2, 2012

WIU Issues Its Own Set of Postage Stamps

A current series of US Postal Service stamps encourages people to think green. Meanwhile, Western Illinois University is using stamps to encourage people to think purple.

The university has printed sheets of stamps for first class letters and for postcards.  You can see the designs in the photo that accompanies this story.

Brad Bainter, WIU Vice President of Advancement and Public Services, said the stamps are a marketing tool, not a fundraiser.

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