Rectors of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois

The Rectors nominate potential Laureates from their respective fields of endeavor.


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    Dan Kelley

    RectorRector of Agriculture

    Home City and StateNormal, IL

The Arts & The Performing Arts

Business, Industry & Communication

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    James O'Connor

    RectorRector of Business Industry and Communication

    TitleChairman & CEO Unicom Corporation & Commonwealth Edison, retired

    Home City and StateChicago, IL


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    Dr. Samuel Goldman

    RectorRector of Education

    TitleProfessor Emeritus & Chancellor Emeritus

    Home City and StateCarbondale, IL

Government & Law


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    Jorge Ramirez

    RectorRector of Labor

    TitlePresident, Chicago Federation of Labor

    Home City and StateChicago, IL

Medicine & Science


Social Services