Brad Bainter http://tristatesradio.com en WIU Reaches $60 Million Goal with Seven-Figure Gift http://tristatesradio.com/post/wiu-reaches-60-million-goal-seven-figure-gift <p>After more than six years of fundraising, Western Illinois University has hit its $60 million goal for the school's capital campaign.</p><p>That's thanks to a sizable gift by two Western alumni who are long time supporters of the university. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:15:42 +0000 Scott Stuntz 41070 at http://tristatesradio.com WIU Reaches $60 Million Goal with Seven-Figure Gift WIU Issues Its Own Set of Postage Stamps http://tristatesradio.com/post/wiu-issues-its-own-set-postage-stamps <p>A current series of US Postal Service stamps encourages people to think green. Meanwhile, Western Illinois University is using stamps to encourage people to think purple.</p><p>The university has printed sheets of stamps for first class letters and for postcards.&nbsp; You can see the designs in the photo that accompanies this story.</p><p>Brad Bainter, WIU Vice President of Advancement and Public Services, said the stamps are a marketing tool, not a fundraiser.</p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 18:50:58 +0000 Rich Egger 12863 at http://tristatesradio.com WIU Issues Its Own Set of Postage Stamps