Vacketta ('65) inducted to Illinois ROTC Hall of Fame

Thursday, October 31, 2013

On Friday, October 25, Carl Vacketta (’65) was inducted as an inaugural member of the University of Illinois Army ROTC Hall of Fame. The honor recognizes Carl’s loyalty and service to the University of Illinois and the community at large.

 
Vacketta (center) with Chancellor Phyllis Wise (left) 

With two Illinois degrees, Carl is a loyal friend and donor, a proud alumnus, and a strong advocate. The roots of Carl’s generosity to the University of Illinois and the College of Law run deep. He is a founding member of the John E. Cribbet Society; he partnered with the Class of 1996 for the first class endowment gift; he established the Carl L. Vacketta Chair in Law and the Carl L. Vacketta Scholarship in Law; and he was the co-chair of the College’s successful $50 million Brilliant Futures capital campaign.