WIUM Tristates Public Radio

Buy Into Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University's Peace Corps Fellows program, which is a unit of the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs, is celebrating its 25th anniversary.  Supporters said the program's fellows have accomplished a great deal for rural communities in Illinois.

WIU Supporters Deliver "Buy Into Western" Petition; Governor Responds

Mar 15, 2019
Photo of the group taken in the Rotunda / Austin Thompson with TnT Video

Supporters of Western Illinois University traveled to Springfield Thursday to hand deliver a petition to the governor's office. The governor was out of town at the time, but he did address it and the university during a visit to Quincy.