Indiana Wesleyan University will host U.S. Representative Susan
Brooks on their Marion, Indiana residential campus next week on
Tuesday, March 26th.
Rep. Brooks is the newly elected congresswoman for Indiana's
fifth district, which includes Marion, Indiana. She will present a
gift to the Indiana Wesleyan University Lady Wildcats and their
head coach, Steve Brooks, who won the NAIA Division II national
title in Sioux City, Iowa last week. That event will take place at
3:15 p.m. in the Commons of the Barnes Student Center.
The congresswoman will also appear at a Student Forum in the
Century Room of the Barnes Student Center at 3:30 p.m. to answer
questions from the IWU campus community.
Formerly the deputy mayor of Indianapolis, a U.S. attorney under
President George W. Bush and the senior vice president for
workforce and economic development at Ivy Tech Community College,
Representative Brooks is the first Republican woman to represent
Indiana since Representative Cecil M. Harden in the 1950s, along
with fellow freshman congresswoman Jackie Walorski of Indiana's
second district. A Fort Wayne native, Representative Brooks is a
graduate of Miami University of Ohio and Indiana University
Indianapolis School of Law.
Indiana Wesleyan University is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university of The Wesleyan Church committed to liberal arts and professional education. Over 3,000 students are enrolled in traditional programs on the main campus in Marion, Indiana. Nearly 12,500 adult learners study at education centers in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio, and online.