Western Illinois University raises $62 million in annual campaign

By WEEK Producer

Western Illinois University raises $62 million in annual campaign

January 29, 2014 Updated Jan 29, 2014 at 4:09 PM CDT

MACOMB, Ill. – Western Illinois University is celebrating a successful fundraising campaign.

WIU set out to raise $60 million for their 2013 Higher Values in Higher Education campaign. The University’s president announced Wednesday that they surpassed that goal and raised $62.1 million.

The money will be used for student scholarships, faculty support, capital improvement and information and technologies.

This is the 14th year for the campaign.

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