Chartered in 1979, the
Central Illinois Chapter brings together people who are involved in public relations
through professional development and advances the profession through public education,
service and high standards of conduct.
Illinois Chapter is part of the Public
Relations Society of America, the world's largest organization for public relations
PRSA represents a
to its members who represent business and industry,
counseling firms, government, associations, hospitals and other professional
services. PRSA stands behind its new code of ethics,
which was approved at the Fall World Congress in Chicago in October 2000.
We have developed strong ties with PRSSA
chapters in Bloomington-Normal, Charleston, Peoria Urbana and Macomb which depend on us for professional
guidance and upon which we depend for fresh new ideas and youthful vigor. Illinois
State University, Eastern Illinois University, Western Illinois University,
the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana and Bradley University maintain active
student chapters which contribute to the strength of our region.