Illinois Wesleyan University is receiving a $3.5 million gift to become an all Steinway piano music school. University Piano Technician Dave Horine said they will be buying 35 new pianos and trading in 45.
Illinois’ new governor JB Pritzker has said he wants to legalize, tax, and regulate the sale of recreational marijuana. That move would complicate life for University leaders around Illinois and in Bloomington-Normal.
A bond rating agency said its outlook on Illinois Wesleyan University is negative and no longer stable. Enrollment grew this year at the liberal arts school in Bloomington. But, Moody's Investors Service says a legacy of falling enrollment and net tuition revenue at IWU will contribute to imbalanced operations as existing smaller class sizes cycle through the school.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning author who chronicled what she called an "eye-opening story" of a transgender child addressed Illinois Wesleyan University students on Wednesday at the president's convocation.
At least one Illinois university will continue to ask applicants about their criminal histories despite a recent announcement from the Common Application that the form will no longer include the question as of next fall.