Decatur, IL – On Wednesday, April 12th, Richland Community College will hold its annual State of the College address.

There, Richland Community College leaders (including President Cris Valdez, Board of Trustees Chairman Bishop Wayne Dunning, and Student Trustee Jacob Watkins) will discuss the state of Decatur’s community college and show the impact the College is making on both students and the community.

The event will be held in the Shilling Community Education Center Salons. Doors open at 11:45 a.m., and lunch will be served at noon. The program will start at 12:15 p.m. with optional campus tours offered immediately following the program.

Luncheon tickets are $15 per person or $120 per table of 8. Limited seating is available. Purchase tickets by going to or by contacting Debbie Ellison (217.875.7211, Ext. 6350 | Also contact Debbie if you have any dietary restrictions, seating preferences, or need accommodations.

WHAT: 2023 State of the College
WHEN: Wednesday, April 12th
Doors Open – 11:45 a.m. | Lunch Served – 12 p.m. | Program – 12:15 p.m.
Optional tours will follow the program.
WHERE: Shilling Community Education Center Salons
(One College Park, Decatur, IL 62521 | next door to Bistro 537)