Whereas, the University of Evansville, founded in 1854, is a fully accredited, independent, liberal arts
and sciences-based university affiliated with the United Methodist Church;
Whereas, the University of Evansville's radio station, WUEV, is a noncommercial educational station
whose broadcast area extends 40 miles and reaches communities in Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois;
Whereas, WUEV began broadcasting April 1, 1951 as WEVC-FM and today is an eclectic radio station
presenting a diverse format consisting of music, news, sports, informational programming, and programs from
the World Radio Network and Network Indiana; and
Whereas, WUEV has been honored by many broadcast organizations such as the Society for
Professional Journalist, the Broadcast Education Association, and the Loyola Radio Journalists; in addition,
WUEV has received many awards including the Indiana Broadcaster Association Spectrum Award; the
National Catholic Communicators Association Gabriel Award for children's programming, and five
nominations for the National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Award for Jazz Station of the Year:
SECTION 1. That the Senate wishes to honor WUEV for 50 years of quality radio broadcasting and
the many distinctions and awards the station has received since its founding.
SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the Senate transmit three copies of this resolution to Len Clark, Station Manager of WUEV-FM.