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Timeline Date 1867

Illinois Industrial University 

(IIU) established
Feb 28.  The University of Illinois’ predecessor, one of the original 37 public land-grant institutions established through the Morrill Act signed by Abraham Lincoln in 1862, chartered by the State of Illinois.

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