The WGLT Interview Collection brings together audio and transcripts of interviews with Illinois Wesleyan University faculty and staff about their areas of expertise. Many thanks to Bruce Bergethon, General Manager of WGLT, Willis Kern, News Director of WGLT, and Hong Cheng, Scholarly Communications Intern for their enthusiasm, time and support of this continuing project, and to Meg Miner, University Archivist, for transcribing the interviews. If you have any questions about the collection, please contact Stephanie Davis-Kahl (sdaviska@iwu.edu) at the Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University.

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Interviews from 2024

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Reginald Lewis Featured in First 'Straight Ahead Sunday' at Jazz Up Front, Lauren Warnecke

Interviews from 2023

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Aaron Levin Shares his Experience as a New Resident of Bloomington-Normal, Charles Schlenker

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President Georgia Nugent Shared Campus Plans and Updates, Charles Schlenker

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David Remmert Touts the Importance of Educating the Next Wave of Health Care Workers, Eric Stock

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John Quarton Discusses the New Petrick Idea Center, Eric Stock

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Darrah Delmar's vision "American Passion Play" concludes after 100 years, Lauren Warnecke

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IWU Music professor Logan Campbell is Bloomington-Normal Youth Symphony's Next Director, Lauren Warnecke

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IWU President Georgia Nugent to step down in July 2024, Lauren Warnecke

Interviews from 2022

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Amanda Vicary Interview on True Crime, Tim Alexander

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IWU Guest Director Ashley White on Producing "Appropriate", Ariele Jones

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Michelle Gibbs and Carmen Lozar Discuss New Art Exhibits Showcasing Black Artists, Ariele Jones

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President Georgia Nugent on Masking and Financial Gains in 2021, Charlie Schlenker

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President Georgia Nugent on the Closure of Lincoln Community College, Charlie Schlenker

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Professor Tari Renner Interpreted Election Results in McLean County, Eric Stock

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Vicki Folse on Nursing, the Pandemic and Criminal Liability Cases, Eric Stock

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Deanne Bryant conducts ISO Holiday Pops that seats Young Musicians with the Pros, Lauren Warnecke

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Glenn Wilson on Jazz and His Nonprofit "Further Jazz", Lauren Warnecke

Interviews from 2021

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Professor Gibbs on the State Grant to Promote Racial Healing, Tiffani Jackson

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Carmen Lozar on Two Special Art Exhibitions at IWU, Laura Kennedy

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Diaz and Reblando on “La Ruta: Walter Benjamin’s Last Passage”, Laura Kennedy

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Karen Bussone on the Challenges of Becoming a Small Business Owner, Catrina Peterson

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Professor Greg Shaw on Gerrymandering and the Effect on Local Races, Eric Stock

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Debra Halperin and the #12MonthsIn6Words Project, Dana Vollmer

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Furlong On How 'First Dogs' De-Stress The White House, Dana Vollmer

Interviews from 2020

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Marc Tiritilli on His 2021 Campaign for Mayor of Normal, Ryan Denham

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New Audiobook from Professor Ellen Furlong, Darnysha Mitchell

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Daniel Terkla on His New Book, A Critical Companion to English Mappae Mundi, Charlie Schlenkar

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For Professor Fuist, Protests and Riots Dissimilar but not Unconnected, Charlie Schlenker

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Given Harper on Study Showing Lead Contamination in Illinois Venison, Charlie Schlenker

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President Nugent on Cuts, Additions and Changes to Programs, April 8, 2020, Charlie Schlenker

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Professor Greg Shaw on Politics and Our Knowledge of Healthcare, Charlie Schlenker

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Professor Mike Seeborg on Recession and the Pandemic, Mike Seeborg

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Alumni and Students Challenge IWU’s Record on Racial Equality, Eric Stock

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Karla Carney-Hall on Fall Contingency Planning for Covid-19, Eric Stock

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Karla Carney-Hall Says Education and Enforcement Key to COVID-19 Response, Eric Stock

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Lacrosse Coach Lindsey Kellar is Helping to Lead a New Mental Health Initiative, Eric Stock

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President Georgia Nugent Responds to Students/Alumni After George Floyd’s Death, Eric Stock

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Professor Mike Seeborg on Covid-19 Jobless Benefits, Eric Stock

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Professor Themanson Studies the Data-Psychology Link in Baseball, Eric Stock

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Professor Seeborg Says COVID Drives Retirements, But It's Not Best Time For Everyone, Dana Vollmer

Interviews from 2019

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Marcia Thomas and the Legacy of John Wesley Powell, Mary Cullen

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Mike Seeborg, and the Illinois Minimum Wage Increase, February 18, 2019, Mary Cullen

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Kathleen O'Gorman on the Conditions at US Immigration Facilities, Ryan Denham

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Rebecca Roesner and Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences, Ryan Denham

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Carmen Lozar on the 2019 Faculty Biennial Art Exhibition, Laura Kennedy

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James Plath and "100 Greatest Literary Characters", Laura Kennedy

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Karen Schmidt and Meg Miner on the Ames Library Exhibit, Native Voices, Laura Kennnedy

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Chris Sweet on the Role of Women in Bicycle History, July 20, 2019, Willis Kern

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Meghan Burke Discussing Her New Book "Colorblind Racism", January 24, 2019, Jon Norton

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Greg King, IWU Dean of Admissions, on the Enrollment Exodus at Colleges and Universities, Charlie Schlenker

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Ilya Radaslovov and Dave Horine on IWU's Designation as an All Steinway School, Charlie Schlenker

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Manori Perera and Problems for Automobiles During Sub-zero Temperatures, Eric Stock

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Mike Seeborg on Illinois Gas Tax, July 9, 2019, Eric Stock

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Stew Salowitz on His Career as the Director of Sports Information at IWU, Eric Stock

Interviews from 2018

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Grace Sheese on a Career in Art and Her Exhibit, Red Thread, Laura Kennedy

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Jean Kerr and Carson Grey Sound Ideas Interview April 10, 2018, Laura Kennedy

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Hazing and Greek Life with Alana Hill from IWU and Eric Snowden from ISU, Mike McCurdy

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Glenn Wilson and "Straight No Chaser – The Thelonious Monk Story.", Jon Norton

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Eric Jensen on New IWU Scholarship Program, Charlie Schlenker

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Jim Simeone and How Earley Settlement Patterns Helped Shape Illinois Politics, Charlie Schlenker

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Todd Fuist Discussing His Book, Religion and Progressive Activism, Eric Stock

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Daynali Flores-Rodriguez and ISU student Stephanie Rodriguez, January 18, 2018, Judith Valente

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Deborah Halperin on West Bloomington's Food Desert, Judith Valente

Interviews from 2017

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Callum Fletcher, Dania De La Hoya

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Mike Theune and Bob Broad Interview November 12, 2017, Laura Kennedy

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Glenn Wilson Sound Ideas Interview September 5, 2017, Jon Norton

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IWU Women's Coach Mia Smith on being Selected as a USA Basketball Representative, Jon Norton

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Edgar Lehr, March 10, 2017, Charlie Schlenker

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Eric Jensen, Charlie Schlenker

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Greg Shaw, March 8, 2017, Charlie Schlenker

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IWU President Eric Jensen on the Fall Enrollment Drop, Charlie Schlenker

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James Plath, Judith Valente

Interviews from 2016

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Amanda Vicary, Laura Kennedy

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Chris Sweet, Mike McCurdy

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Jonathan Green, Charlie Schlenker

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Kathleen Montgomery, Charlie Schlenker

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President Eric Jensen, Charlie Schlenker

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Elyse Nelson Winger on Religion and the Presidetial Race, Judith Valente

Interviews from 2015

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James Plath, Bruce Bergethon

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Michael Gorman, Jim Browne

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Deborah Halperin, Charlie Schlenker

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Eric Jensen is Taking the Temperature of the Community and Campus at IWU, Charlie Schlenker

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IWU President Wilson To Retire, Charlie Schlenker

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Megan Burke, Charlie Schlenker

Interviews from 2014

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Greg Shaw, Charlie Schlenker

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Marina Balina, Charlie Schlenker

Interviews from 2013

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Mike Weis, Willis Kern,

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Jonathan Green, Charlie Schlenker

Interviews from 2010

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Sascha Vitzhum, Jim Browne

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Jean Kerr and Dani Snyder-Young, April 5, 2010, Laura Kennedy

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Greg Shaw, Charlie Schlenker

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Kathryn M. Cavins Talks About Young Drinking, Charlie Schlenker

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William Munro, Charlie Schlenker

Interviews from 2009

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Edgar Lehr, Jim Browne

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Robert Bray, Jim Browne

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Carmen Lozar, Laura Kennedy

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Kathryn M. Cavins Talks on College Students Risky Behaviors, Willis Kern

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Robert Schultz, Willis Kern

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Joanne Diaz, Bill Morgan

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Jared Brown Discusses His Book, Charlie Schlenker