Western Illinois University

Faculty at WIU
10:19 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Teachers Ratify New Contract

Sherman Hall at WIU
Credit Rich Egger

Faculty members at Western Illinois University overwhelmingly approved a new three-year contract.

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Rescue Attempt
2:48 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Macomb Police Thank WIU Students

(From left) Deputy Chief Eric Lenardt, Mayor Mike Inman, Owen Hill, Ryan Brushaber, Matthew Demetral, and WIU President Jack Thomas
Credit Macomb Police Department

The Macomb Police Department is honoring three Western Illinois University students who tried to rescue a man at Spring Lake.

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Arts
7:48 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Music for Laptop Ensemble

The WIU Laptop Ensemble in rehearsal.
Credit Jonathan Ahl

Laptop computers, tablets and smart phones have all made it possible to perform regular activities in new ways. 

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Arts
4:50 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

WIU Bands to Combine Music and Mission on Brazil Trip

Local residents take in a concert of the WIU Wind Ensemble during the group's 2010 tour of Brazil.
Credit Abby Rhodes

More than 200 student musicians from Western Illinois University’s Bands are headed to Brazil this spring. 

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Union Chief Blames the State
4:21 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Changes Coming to WIU Faculty Contract

Credit Rich Egger

The state’s consistently declining support of higher education forced Western Illinois University and its faculty union to rework their current contract.

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