Meet the Staff from the Office of Alumni Engagement

Assistant Vice President
Jodi Rowe
Jodi joined staff at IWU in November of 2015. The Assistant Vice President for Alumni Engagement is a new position resulting from the University’s recent strategic plan and involves a major responsibility for integrating alumni affairs and annual fund activities into a consolidated program focused on engaging alumni with the University. Jodi will serve as the primary liaison to the Alumni Association Executive Committee and will oversee the growth of The Wesleyan Fund and of regional and national activities to increase alumni engagement. 





Director of Alumni Relations
Adriane Powell
Adriane works closely with the Alumni Association Board of Directors to meet the needs of alumni and keep them connected to each other and to the university. She also manages volunteers in the regional alumni groups and affinity groups, including the Minority Alumni Network and the Pride Alliance Community. She travels extensively to meet IWU alumni and oversees alumni activities. 


Director of the Wesleyan Fund
Van Miller '04

Van works to implement the goals of the Wesleyan Fund Strategic Plan, specifically those that strive to increase awareness among alumni and students about the importance of consistent annual giving.


Assistant Director of the Wesleyan Fund
Carly Wilson '12

Carly, a 2012 graduate, works to increase alumni participation and support for the Wesleyan Fund for Annual Giving.


Office Coordinator
Brenda Milcik
Brenda joined the Alumni Relations Office in March of 2013. As Office Coordinator, she is ready to greet you when you call, walk in the door, or email. She and the student worker staff can help you with questions and registration for events. 

Events Coordinator
Connie Vail
Connie began her career at IWU in 2004 after moving from Springfield, IL to Bloomington.  Before joining the Alumni Relations Office in July of 2007, where she currently works as Events Coordinator, she worked in the Business Office as the Students Accounts Coordinator. Connie thoroughly enjoys working with Alumni by organizing Alumni Connection events both throughout the US and on campus. This includes Homecoming, the largest on-campus alumni event.


Student Staff
Anna Moczynski '16
Cassidy Elgeness '17
Kirstyn Petersen '18
Sara Dust '19
Josh Immke '19



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