Lincoln Hall Rededication
This ceremony—on Abraham Lincoln’s birthday—was held exactly 100 years to the day of the building’s original dedication. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites you to watch this historic event that took place in Lincoln Hall Theater on Tuesday, February 12, 2013.
Ruth V. Watkins, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Christopher G. Kennedy, Chair, University of Illinois Board of Trustees
The Honorable Pat Quinn, Governor, State of Illinois
Jim Underwood, Executive Director, Illinois Capital Development Board
Peter O’Brien, Chair, Illinois Capital Development Board
Robert A. Easter, President, University of Illinois
Phyllis M. Wise, Chancellor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ceremonial Ribbon Cutting
The platform party will cut a ribbon onstage, with the assistance of the Lincoln Scholars.
University of Illinois Black Chorus
Ollie Watts Davis, Conductor
- “Nancy Hanks”
Ruth V. Watkins