University celebrates 100 years of campus printing, publishing, and mailing with City Proclamation and Art Gallery exhibit.
Urbana, IL – May 15, 2018 – Illini Union Document Services, Campus Mail, and the University of Illinois Press will celebrate their 100th anniversary with a reception and mayoral proclamation at the Illini Union Art Gallery on Friday, June 1st from 1:30-3:30pm.
Illini Union Document Services was established by the Board of Trustees on June 2, 1918, when all three entities were then a part of the University Press. Document Services, Campus Mail, and the University Press have been valuable resources to the entire campus community. To acknowledge the longstanding impact they have each had on the campus and to recognize their evolution in printing and publishing services, Mayor Deborah Feinen and Mayor Diane Marlin will be officially declaring June 1st as ‘Printing Day’ in Champaign and Urbana at this event.
Faculty, staff, students, former employees, and community members are welcome and encouraged to attend the reception on June 1.
Guests of the exhibit will be treated to an engaging visual history of the University’s printing history, publishing services, and evolving print technology. The exhibit will continue for the month of June.