Centennial Honors College

Founder's Day Speech
8:09 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

WIU's Thomas: Let Us Not Forget

President Jack Thomas delivering the Founder's Day speech
WIU
  • The Founder's Day speech by WIU President Jack Thomas

Western Illinois University celebrated its founding by looking ahead to its future.  The annual Founder's Day ceremony was highlighted by President Jack Thomas, who delivered a 20 minute speech with the theme “Let Us Not Forget.”

“Let us not forget that we have an excellent history of providing access to a wide range of students, and we must remain an institution that is affordable,” Thomas said, adding that he considers WIU affordable when compared to peer institutions.

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