WIUM Tristates Public Radio

Guiyou Huang

Courtesy WIU

Enrollment at Western Illinois University has dropped precipitously during the past decade. New President Guiyou Huang said he intends to turn that around.

Interview with WIU's New President

Jan 27, 2021
Darcie Shinberger

TSPR hosted an interview with Dr. Guiyou Huang, WIU's new president, on January 20, 2021  It was our intention to host a Facebook live event, however technical difficulties forced us to move to an audio format.  Questions were submitted by our listeners.  TSPR News Director Rich Egger moderated the event.

Rich Egger

Western Illinois University's new president is getting a two-and-a-half year contract.  Western's Board of Trustees approved the deal unanimously.

Courtesy WIU

Dr. Guiyou Huang spoke with Tri States Public Radio Tuesday morning, less than 24 hours after Western Illinois University's Board of Trustees voted unanimously to hire Huang as the 12th president in WIU history.

Rich Egger

The Western Illinois University Board of Trustees voted 8-0 Monday to hire Dr. Guiyou Huang as the school's 12th president.

The Western Illinois University Board of Trustees will meet on Monday, November 16, to announce the school's new president.