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Rockford University’s Trustee Member Jonathan Whitlock to keynote 172nd Charter Day Convocation

02/27/2019 9:48 am

Rockford University’s Spring 2019 Forum Series continues with a special keynote address from Board of Trustee member Jonathan Whitlock, to commemorate the 172nd anniversary of the signing of Rockford University’s charter on Monday, March 4 at 4 pm.

This year’s Charter Day commemorates the 172nd anniversary of the signing of the charter for Rockford University. The annual event will include special speaker and Board of Trustee member Jonathan Whitlock, and an academic procession of faculty in traditional robes depicting their rank, with stoles representing their respective alma maters and degrees.

There is no charge to attend, but tickets are required. This event will take place in Maddox Theatre, in the Clark Arts Center, 5050 East State Street, Rockford. Clark Arts is accessible. Tickets can be obtained by contacting the Box Office at 815-226-4100 or

This semester’s Forum Series continues through late April. View the full lineup at