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The year is 1975, now click on the day in the timeline below.


The day is Saturday, April 12 in the year 1975.

Mary Hill Dobbs, first woman Board Member, elected to first term (April 12, 1975): A longtime resident of Cumberland County, social worker, and graduate of Eastern Illinois University, Dobbs was an outspoken and well-respected member of the Board. She served as Chairperson of the school’s Board and of the Illinois Community College Trustees Association. Of all her accomplishments, her tiring and relentless commitment to bringing a childcare lab to campus stands as one of her most memorable initiatives.

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On April 12, 1975, Mary Hill Dobbs was elected the first Lake Land College female Board Member.

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