April 16, 2019 at 11:45am

Center for Theatre and Dance donors honored with signed beams

Millikin University's new Center for Theatre and Dance is quickly coming into focus, making its way to a projected completion date by fall 2020.

Local donors, students, faculty and staff recently took to the construction site of the Center on Wednesday, April 10 to celebrate its progress by signing their names on the final two beams of the building before they were lifted into place.

February 25, 2019 at 11:15am

President White announces plans to retire effective June 30, 2020

Millikin University's 15th President Dr. Patrick E. White has announced plans to retire effective June 30, 2020. Dr. White was elected the 15th president of Millikin University in October 2013. He joined Millikin as the interim president in July 2013. Through his leadership, Millikin University has been revitalized and reimagined, and he has built a solid foundation for further growth and success.

January 2, 2019 at 3:30pm

Dr. Stephen Widenhofer: Beloved teacher, administrator, friend and mentor

Millikin University is deeply saddened to announce the death of Dr. Stephen Widenhofer, professor of music, who served as director of the Millikin School of Music from 2003-2017. Dr. Widenhofer passed away on Jan. 1, 2019 at the age of 67.

December 6, 2018 at 10:45am

Millikin's 85th annual Cookie Party gives students a boost before finals

As the fall semester winds down and students at Millikin University gear up for winter break, the campus community took part in the festivities of Millikin's annual Cookie Party – a welcoming event that celebrates the holiday season and helps students take a break from the stresses of final exams.

November 16, 2018 at 9:30am

Men's Volleyball to start in 2019-20, Big Blue Water Polo set for 2020-21

The Millikin University Athletic Department is adding men's volleyball and men's and women's water polo to its lineup of NCAA Division III sports. The three new programs will give Millikin a total of 25 varsity sports.

October 30, 2018 at 2:15pm

Aramark celebrates ongoing commitment with Millikin University

For 10 years, Millikin University has maintained a strong partnership with Aramark who prides itself on working with universities. On Wednesday, Oct. 3, representatives of Aramark, including Sherwood Lincoln, regional vice president of Aramark, visited Millikin University's campus to celebrate the renewal of their partnership with Millikin for another 10 years.

October 8, 2018 at 2:15pm

MU student organizations, athletics, faculty and staff come together to support community

Millikin University has had a long tradition of success when it comes to collecting food items to support the annual WSOY Community Food Drive in Decatur, Ill. The Food Drive helps as many food banks as possible by encouraging the local community to give canned non-perishable goods or monetary donations. Last year, over 1.52 million pounds of food was collected.

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