Sunday, July 07, 2019

Michelle Weghorst named Interim Dean of Business, Legal and Information Systems

We wanted to congratulate Michelle Weghorst on her recent appointment to a different position at Illinois Central College.  As of July 15th, Michelle will serve as the interim Dean of the Business, Legal and Information Services department at Illinois Central College. 

Michelle began her post-college career working as a Probation Officer.  She then worked 16 years as a litigation Paralegal. She has been working at ICC since 2001, initially as an adjunct faculty member teaching Civil Litigation.  She became Paralegal Program Director in 2007 and shortly after that she became Public Services Program Coordinator, assuming coordination duties for both Paralegal and Criminal Justice.    

Professor Tom Higgins will be the contact for and cover most of Michelle’s former Paralegal program duties.  Paralegal students, prospective students or employers should contact Tom directly via e-mail at: Current Criminal Justice students or employers may contact Professor Higgins or his colleagues, Professor Graff and Professor White (contact information linked to this page on the left).   

New criminal justice, law enforcement, or 911 programs, should call Advisement and Counseling @ 309-694-5281 to register for Fall classes.