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Robert Welsh To Keynote Eureka College's Founders' Day

Robert WelshThe President of the Council on Christian Unity, Robert K. Welsh, will be the keynote speaker at the 155th Founders’ Day Convocation at Eureka College. Welsh, the chief ecumenical officer for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), will address the convocation on Feb. 5, one day before the actual founding of Eureka on Feb. 6, 1855. The title of his address is "A View from God’s Balcony."

On Feb. 6, the college will celebrate the 99th anniversary of the birth of Ronald Reagan. Reagan, the 40th president of the United States and Eureka’s most famous alumnus, graduated from Eureka in 1932. Tours to campus sites related to the former president will be led by his eldest son, Michael Reagan. To find out more about Founders’ Day events, call 877-892-7823, visit www.reagan.eureka.edu or go to:
www.eureka.edu/news/releases/spring10/founders_day.htm