Illinois Wesleyan University


Introducing Illinois Wesleyan President Richard F. Wilson

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (April 6, 2004) — Illinois Wesleyan University today elected Richard F. Wilson as its 18th President.

The announcement by Craig Hart, president of the University's Board of Trustees was made at a community-wide event in the Hansen Student Center where President-elect Wilson and his wife, Pat, were greeted by students, faculty, staff, trustees, and alumni.

Wilson, 57, will take office on July 1, 2004. He succeeds Minor Myers jr., who died in July 2003.

Details of the announcement will be made available on this page as they are available.

• News Release Announcing Richard F. Wilson's Election

• Statement to the Community by Board of Trustees President Craig Hart

• Statement to the Community by President-elect Richard Wilson

• Richard Wilson's Biography

• Richard Wilson's Complete Vita

• Streaming Video of The Announcement

• Streaming Audio of The Announcement (RealPlayer Required)

• A Photo Album from The Announcement

• Audio of the News Conference (Real Player Required)

• Transcript of the News Conference

• Media Coverage

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Presidential Announcement
Craig Hart Statement
Richard Wilson Statement
Richard Wilson Biography
Richard Wilson Vita
Video of the Announcement
Photo Album
Search Committee
Search Updates
Mission Statement
Presidential History
Code of Ethics Resolution
Call for Nominations
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Position Description

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