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John Holtz Memorial Lecture Series

John Holtz was an Associate Professor of Library Instructional Services at UIS from 1989 until his death in January 2004. His family established the John W. Holtz Memorial Fund to honor him.

Lincoln and Education

The 2017 Lincoln Legacy Lectures, "Lincoln and Education" program featured speakers:

Dr. Robert Bray, R. Forrest Colwell Professor of American Literature, Emeritus, at Illinois Wesleyan University.
Paula Shotwell, veteran Springfield Dist. 186 teacher and founder of a long-running Living History program for fifth graders.
Dr. Michael Burlingame, Chancellor Naomi Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies, offered opening remarks and moderated the discussion that followed.