William E. Engbretson Remembered
23:00 Minutes. This digitized video was originally prepared for the University Memorial for Dr. William Engbretson, founding President, held at Governors State University following his death on December 5, 1997. The memorial service took place in Engbretson Hall on December 19, 1997.
This compliation includes a promotional film from the early days of the University (pre 1974), a short Channel 2 News clip from opening day in September 1971, short interviews with faculty, administrators, and students, and clips of the construction of Phase 1. Also, "A WEE Tale", created for a surprise party on September 16, 1976 at the Alsip Holiday Inn to mark the departure of Dr. Engbretson following his resignation, effective July. (Faze 1, July 23, 1976)
ICC Instructional Communications Center, "William E. Engbretson Remembered" (2019). University Anniversaries & Historical Documents. 75.