The pioneering spirit that led 14 students in 1871 to enroll in the Elmhurst Proseminary lives on today in Elmhurst University’s strong culture of innovation.
What is the heart and soul of Elmhurst University? It is embodied in our amazing students who are celebrated for their intellectual rigor, service to society and faith.
As we commemorate our sesquicentennial, let us be inspired by Reinhold Niebuhr’s pronouncement that nothing worthwhile can be accomplished in a lifetime. And so while we joyously celebrate our past, we also look to our future with unbridled anticipation and, above all else, the embodiment of hope for generations to come.
Student and mentor Norbaya Jameela Durr ’22 finds a worthy challenge after returning to school.
Storyteller and campus history buff Mark Wakely reflects on 40-plus years at Elmhurst.
Faculty stalwart Alan Weiger has witnessed Elmhurst’s momentous changes.