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Inside Iowa State
April 4, 1997

75th Veishea to celebrate tradition of leadership

by Dean Fiihr, News Service intern
Veishea, which turns 75 this year, will honor the long tradition of leadership at Iowa State."Celebrating 75 Years of Leadership" is the theme for this year's celebration, April 18-20.

Veishea organizers have chosen Tom Thielen, former vice president for student affairs, to be the grand marshal of the Veishea parade because of his longtime support of Veishea and ISU students. The parade begins Saturday at 11:30 a.m. KCCI- TV will begin live coverage at noon.

Seventy-five years of Veishea highlights will be shared in an anniversary display in the Memorial Union Great Hall from noon to 5 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The display is free and includes a timeline and video that outlines Veishea history.

In other highlights:

A full schedule of Veishea events will run in the April 18 edition of Inside Iowa State.

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