April 18, 2011

Media Availability -- William G. Holland

Reporters, photographers and camera crews are welcome to attend an availability with William G. Holland, Illinois’ auditor general, at 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 19, at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute. Director David Yepsen will host the event in the Institute lobby. For more information, contact Associate Director Matt Baughman, at 618/453-4009 or 618/201-0082.

Holland will provide insight into the state’s troubled financial situation later in the day during a lecture on campus. He will receive the Ralph A. Dunn Public Service Award at 7 p.m. in the Student Center ballrooms.

Admission is free, and the public is welcome. The lecture will also be available via live stream for free on the Institute’s website, paulsimoninstitute.org/.

The Ralph A. Dunn Award honors the former Du Quoin businessman and Republican state legislator who served 22 years in the Illinois General Assembly. Dunn died in 2004 at the age of 90.