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On January 10, 2007, the Illinois House of Representatives held their Inauguration Ceremony in the Sangamon Auditorium on the UIS Campus.

U of I President B. Joseph White and UIS Chancellor Richard Ringeisen were in attendance to welcome everyone to the Springfield Campus.

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Photos by Brad J. Ward

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Employees of UIS assist with parking for the event. Photo by Brad Ward Employees of UIS assist with parking for the event. Photo by Brad Ward Employees of UIS assist with parking for the event. Photo by Brad Ward The ceremony was held in the Sangamon Auditorium. Photo by Brad Ward The ceremony was held in the Sangamon Auditorium. Photo by Brad Ward
The UIS flag flies high in the blue sky. Photo by Brad Ward The UIS flag flies high in the blue sky. Photo by Brad Ward President White speaks with several house members. Photo by Brad Ward Shirley Madigan greets Chancellor Ringeisen and his wife, Carolyn. Photo by Brad Ward Michael Madigan speaks to other house members. Photo by Brad Ward
Shirley Madigan greets President White. Photo by Brad Ward Shirley Madigan greets President White. Photo by Brad Ward President White speaks with Speaker Madigan. Photo by Brad Ward President White speaks with Speaker Madigan. Photo by Brad Ward Chancellor Ringeisen stops for a picture while talking to Lisa Madigan. Photo by Brad Ward
Chancellor Ringeisen speaks with Lisa Madigan about UIS. Photo by Brad Ward The Madigans hosted a banquet before the ceremony. Photo by Brad Ward Many people gathered at the event. Photo by Brad Ward The lower lobby was full of people waiting for the Auditorium to open. Photo by Brad Ward President White enjoys a meal with others. Photo by Brad Ward
State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias with Shirley Madigan. Photo by Brad Ward Chancellor Ringeisen introduces himself to Giannoulias. Photo by Brad Ward (L to R), Chancellor Ringeisgen, Giannoulias, Mrs. Ringeisen, Ed Wojcicki. Photo by Brad Ward The Ringeisens with Lisa Madigan. Photo by Brad Ward Cheryl and Nathan pose for a picture. Photo by Brad Ward
President White speaks with Representative Rich Myers. Photo by Brad Ward Many UIS employees volunteered for the day. Photo by Brad Ward President White speaks with Tom Cross and his son. Photo by Brad Ward President White speaks with Tom Cross and his son. Photo by Brad Ward President White meets Sec. of State Jesse White. Photo by Brad Ward
There were many dignitaries at UIS on this day. Photo by Brad Ward President White meets Sec. of State Jesse White. Photo by Brad Ward Tom Cross introduces his son to White. Photo by Brad Ward The stage was full of elected House members. Photo by Brad Ward The stage was full of elected House members.Photo by Brad Ward
The stage was full of elected House members. Photo by Brad Ward All 2,016 seats of the Sangamon Auditorium were filled for the event. Photo by Brad Ward All 2,016 seats of the Sangamon Auditorium were filled for the event. Photo by Brad Ward All 2,016 seats of the Sangamon Auditorium were filled for the event. Photo by Brad Ward All 2,016 seats of the Sangamon Auditorium were filled for the event. Photo by Brad Ward
All 2,016 seats of the Sangamon Auditorium were filled for the event. Photo by Brad Ward All 2,016 seats of the Sangamon Auditorium were filled for the event. Photo by Brad Ward