Wabash College Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Wabash College regarding its recent data breach. The Wabash College data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 3,900 individuals.


Wabash College is a private liberal arts men’s college located in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Founded by ministers in 1832, Wabash College is primarily an undergraduate institution offering programs in humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Recognized for its all-male tradition, Wabash College has students from 35 states and 16 foreign countries, totaling an undergraduate enrollment of 843. With more than 70 clubs and organizations, Wabash College is a member of the Division III North Coast Athletic Conference. As of the 2022-2023 academic year, Wabash College has an endowment of approximately $385 million and employs over 80 full-time faculty members.


On May 3, 2023, Wabash College discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Wabash College determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information between April 13, 2023, and May 3, 2023. Recently, Wabash College began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number

If you received a breach notification letter from Wabash College:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Wabash College data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Wabash College;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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