Illinois Wesleyan president to speak at ABU commencement



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PHILIPPI, W.Va. (AP) — Illinois Wesleyan University President Richard Wilson will be the featured speaker at Alderson Broaddus University's commencement.

The ceremony is set for Saturday afternoon in Rex Pyles Arena in the Memorial Coliseum on campus.

Wilson is a 1968 graduate of Alderson Broaddus, where he began his career in higher education as director of admissions. He's been president of Illinois Wesleyan since 2004. Before that, he held several different positions over 26 years at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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