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Milt Weisbecker
Milt Weisbecker

Inducted: 1980

ISU Athletic Director from 1966-74 ... led Illinois State from college division to university division (Division I) athletics ... hired Will Robinson, the first African-American head basketball coach at a major university ... established the varsity club for support of ISU athletics ... brought AstroTurf to Hancock Stadium ... served on many NCAA national committees ... had an outstanding record in seven seasons as head golf coach, including a fourth place NCAA College division finish in 1969 ... led athletic program that won the 1969 NCAA College Division all-sports title ... professor of health, physical education, recreation and dance at Illinois State ... from 1974-78, he served as Illinois State's director of alumni services and development ... recipient of the Stretch Miller Award in 2000 ... established the Milt Weisbecker endowed scholarship in 1990, which is awarded to a junior or senior men's basketball player with a commitment to academics and competition ... passed away in 2002.