Western Illinois University located in Macomb, Ill., has grown from its roots (a teacher’s training school) to become a comprehensive major public university that boasts top programs in both law enforcement and agriculture. The Fighting Leathernecks were founding members of The Summit League in 1982.


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Name : Western Illinois
Founded : 1899
Nickname : Fighting Leathernecks
Member Since : 1982
Official Athletic Website : http://www.goleathernecks.com
Official University Website : http://www.wiu.edu


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