Bernie Glenn ’59 and his wife Bea talk to their son Bernie ’82. Bernie’s granddaughter,
Natalie ’05 is in the background. The Glenns are our first three generational legacy family.
|The Wheeling Jesuit Legacy program recognizes alumni families for their continued|
generational support to the University. Members of the program are students and alumni
whose parents are WJU grads. The program is a way for us to say thanks for their
continued belief in the Jesuit mission. Legacy alumni have created a very special
tradition at Wheeling Jesuit University.
To honor our legacies, the Alumni Office will hold special events throughout the year.
Events provide networking opportunities and ways for legacies to stay connected. To find
out more about the Legacy Program or upcoming events, contact the Alumni Office at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-888-2586.
The Alumni Office launched its legacy program on Dec. 7, when it welcomed more than
30 students and alumni to the Erickson Alumni Center for a reception. The reception was
a chance for alumni families to celebrate the holiday season and reconnect with one
Kathy Barton Baxter ’84, associate vice president for Advancement and Alumni Relations
and parent of a current student, offered a welcome to all those gathered. She reflected
on her time here at WJU and on her experience of having her daughter follow in her
Bernie Glenn ’59, whose son and two grandchildren also attended WJU, shared his
thoughts on what it meant to him to attend the University and then to watch his son and
grandchildren also receive diplomas from his alma mater.
Watch for upcoming Legacy Events to be posted on the WJU Alumni Events Page.