Indiana State University Celebrates Founders' Day on Jan. 24

January 25 2006

Indiana State University's Works Progress Administration (WPA) Art Collection will be celebrated during the 81st Annual Founders' Day ceremonies at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 24 in the Heritage Lounge.

John Lustig, curator for the Permanent Art Collection, will each speak about the collection. The traditional book and torch ceremony will follow.

Founders' Day ceremonies are free and open to the public. A reception will follow. Please call (812) 237-3707 to RSVP for the program and reception.

An annual event, Founders' Day celebrates the founding of the University as Indiana State Normal School in 1865 (opened in 1870). More about ISU history and traditions is available at http://www.indstate.edu/isu_today/history_trad.htm or at the University Archives site at http://indstate.edu/archives

Contact: Liz Tuttle, associate director of Alumni Affairs, (812) 237-3707 or almtuttl@isugw.indstate.edu

Writer: Paula Meyer, ISU Communications & Marketing, (812) 237-3783 or devmeyer@isugw.indstate.edu ISU Communications and Marketing: (812) 237-3773 or http://www.indstate.edu/news

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Indiana State University's Works Progress Administration (WPA) Art Collection will be celebrated during the 81st Annual Founders' Day ceremonies at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 24 in the Heritage Lounge.

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