Rectors of the Lincoln Academy of Illinois

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

Arts & The Performing Arts


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    Dan Kelley

    RectorRector of Agriculture

    Home City and StateNormal, IL

Business, Industry & Communication

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    Michelle Collins

    RectorRector of Business Industry and Communication

    TitlePresident, Cambium LLC

    Home City and StateChicago, IL


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    Larry H. Dietz, PhD

    RectorRector of Education

    TitlePresident Emeritus, Illinois State University

    Home City and StateBloomington, Illinois

Government & Law

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    The Honorable Anne M. Burke

    RectorRector of Government and Law

    TitleIllinois Supreme Court Justice, 1st Dist.

    Home City and StateChicago, IL


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    Jorge Ramirez

    RectorRector of Labor

    TitleManaging Director & Labor Strategies, GCM Grosvenor

    Home City and StateChicago, IL

Medicine & Science


Social Services

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    Ricardo Estrada

    RectorRector of Social Services

    TitlePresident & CEO, Metropolitan Family Services

    Home City and StateChicago, IL


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    Ryne Sandberg

    RectorRector of Sports

    Home City and StateLake Bluff, IL