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Business Administration; Education

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William A. '57 and Eleanor Pray Meister '57 Enthusiastic supporters of Wesleyan for years, Bill and Ellie have assisted the Admissions Office by counseling prospective students, participating in the Chairman/Agent program (Ellie), serving on the Alumni Council (Bill), and co-chairing the Chicago Wesleyan Fund phonothons for three consecutive years. Bill is a manufacturer's representa­tive for Pennsylvania House Furniture, and Ellie is an interior designer and specialist for new chapter develop­ment for the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. They are charter members of the Chicago Wesleyan Associates and have generously opened their home as hosts of appreciation events for Chicago-area IWU volunteers, have recruited phonothon callers, and have taken leadership roles in Chicago Wesleyan Connection events.