January 22, 2011
To: UIC Trustees
Paula Allen-Meares, Chancellor
From: Vincent Romano, Taylor Street Archives
Re: January 20, 2011 presentation
Thank you for the opportunity to address your group on a matter of mutual concern; i.e., the mission of the Hull House Museum, as mandated by Board policy. The success in the implementation of that policy was also touched upon in that presentation. The following, for our mutual edification, is extracted from the Museum’s mission statement. The full body of that mission statement is available.
The Jane Addams Hull-House Museum serves as a dynamic memorial to Jane Addams, the work of her associates, and the neighborhood they served. The museum embodies UIC’s urban land grant commitment by preserving and developing the original Hull House site for the interpretation and continuation of the historic settlement house vision, linking research, education, and social engagement. Read more…