University of Illinois to host largest graduating class

Thursday, May 12, 2022
U of I planning largest graduation in its history
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U of I Chancellor Dr. Robert J. Jones talks about plans for this year's graduation.

This weekend the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign will host the largest graduating class in the university's history.

University officials have invited invited classes from August of 2019-May 2022 to participate in Saturday's ceremony. More than 6200 students are registered to attend the in-person event at Memorial stadium.

The university chancellor, Dr. Robert Jones joined ABC 7 on Thursday to discuss the weekend celebrations. Dr. Jones also talked about the Carle Illinois College of Medicine class and the developments within the school.

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