Iowa Wesleyan University Recognizes Dr. Peggy Whitson ’81 with Presidential Medal for Outstanding Merit

Iowa Wesleyan University Recognizes Dr. Peggy Whitson ’81 with Presidential Medal for Outstanding Merit Mount Pleasant, Iowa: February 20, 2018 – Dr. Peggy Whitson ’81, renowned record-breaking NASA astronaut returned to Iowa Wesleyan University, her alma mater, for the 176th birthday of the University. Dr. Whitson was the featured keynote speaker for Founders Day, addressing…

Iowa Wesleyan University provides $55.1 million regional economic impact

Iowa Wesleyan University provides $55.1 million regional economic impact Iowa Wesleyan University contributes a $55.1 million annual economic impact in Southeast Iowa, according to a new study recently completed by Hanover Research of Arlington, Virginia. The new study details the immense impact IW makes on the region in many ways including: delivering educational programming that…

Record Breaking Astronaut Dr. Peggy Whitson to give keynote address at Iowa Wesleyan University’s Founders Day Celebration

Record Breaking Astronaut Dr. Peggy Whitson to give keynote address at Iowa Wesleyan University’s Founders Day Celebration Mount Pleasant, Iowa: January 24, 2018 – In celebration of Iowa Wesleyan University’s 176th anniversary of its founding, the University welcomes home alumna Dr. Peggy Whitson ’81, NASA’s record-setting astronaut, who completed a career total of 665 days…