Individuals are sought to ring the bell with President Terri Goss Kinzy as part of Illinois State University’s 165th Founding Celebration. The bell ringing ceremony will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, February 17, 2022, in the Brown Ballroom of the Bone Student Center.

Individuals may nominate bell ringers from campus constituent groups: students, faculty, Administrative Professional (A/P), Civil Service, retirees, donors, and alumni. Nominations can be made online.

The Founders Bell Ringing Committee will select participants from the nominations received. The nomination deadline is Friday, January 14, 2022.

Note: Individuals who have previously participated in this ceremony are not eligible. Self-nominations will not be accepted.

Public health guidelines will be followed, including the wearing of face coverings which are mandated on campus. Those who need special accommodations to participate in this event, can contact Presidential and Trustee Events at (309) 438-8790 or with sufficient time to arrange the accommodations.