A Look Through History - LLC Archives - Lake Land College, Mattoon Illinois

The year is 1977, now click on the day in the timeline below.


The day is Sunday, December 4 in the year 1977.

Virgil H. Judge, LLC’s first president, died (December 4, 1977): A few months after the 10th anniversary of the college’s opening, its first president died unexpectedly. Judge’s educational career spanned nearly five decades. Condolences and tributes came from numerous sources: The Journal Gazette, for instance, praised him for guiding “the college through [its] difficult formative years,” while Board of Trustee member Bob Johnston believed “[h]is hand on the helm of the ship of Lake Land College meant strength and courage to us all . . .”

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