Indiana Wesleyan University (commonly referred to as IWU) is a private, evangelical Christian, liberal arts universityheadquartered in Marion, Indiana, that is affiliated with the Wesleyan Church denomination. IWU is the largest member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and the largest private university in Indiana. Indiana Wesleyan University is noted for its award-winning 345-acre (140 ha) main campus in Marion, Indiana. During the past two decades, nearly $250 million has been spent on new construction and renovation, and the campus is valued in excess of $360 million. Since 1990, over 50 construction projects have been completed, including 20 residence halls and 16 academic/administrative buildings, along with 11 adult and professional studies structures around the Midwest. A Fort Wayne-based architectural firm, Design Collaborative, designed the majority of the campus facilities.