College professor snags home in Lake Forest East

Medium 5df952aee421d0114bf0912d63ef1758 Rachel A. Whidden and Christopher M. Whidden bought the three-bedroom, three-bath home at 375 E. Illinois Road in Lake Forest from Marlene Dibrito and Martha N. Arquilla for $383,500 on June 28.

The 1,644-square-foot house was built in 1957 in Lake Forest East.

Ms. Whidden is an assistant professor of communication at Lake Forest College.

She received her bachelor's and master's degrees in communication and history from Wake Forest University, and her Ph.D. in communication studies from the University of Iowa.

According to, there have been 205 home sales in Lake Forest during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $795,000.

Address: 375 East Illinois Road
Buyer(s): Whidden M Christopher and Whidden A Rachel
Seller(s): Marlene Dibrito and Martha N Arquilla 05/18/1999 Trust
Sale date: Jun. 28, 2010