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2018 Founders Day

Wednesday, February 14

11:30 a.m.
Employee Recognition Private Luncheon
Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center

10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 years of service employees.

Thursday, February 15

Loyalty Circle

8—10 a.m.
Loyalty Circle Coffee
Prairie Room, Bone Student Center

Loyalty Circle donors are invited to enjoy a reception with light refreshments prior to the Bell Ringing Ceremony.

10:00 a.m.
Founders Day Bell Ringing Ceremony
Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center


9 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
STATE Showcase
Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center


1:30 p.m.
Processional Line-up
Faculty—Circus Room
Platform—Old Main Room
Team Excellence and Students—Spotlight Room
Distinguished Professor—Circus Room
Retirees—Circus Room


2 p.m.
Founders Day Convocation
Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center
Join us for presentations of some the highest awards bestowed from Illinois State University.

3:30 p.m.
Founders Day Convocation Reception
Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center

Reception immediately following the Founders Day Convocation.

6 p.m.
Alumni Awards Dinner
Alumni Center


2018 honorary Degree Recipient

To be announced

Founders Day 2018 will be held February 15, 2018. Details on events will be announced at a later time.