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Don’t let Smith’s salary anger you just yet

Don’t let Smith’s salary anger you just yet

November 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Football, Men's Sports, Salary Guide, Sports

It’s easy to assume that some professors and students took issue with Lovie Smith signing his six-year, $21 million deal with Illinois in 2016. They probably have more issues with it now that Smith has led the team to five total wins since the 2016 season. I understand that the team is struggling r...

Why we make the Salary Guide

Why we make the Salary Guide

By Lillian Barkley, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2017


Filed under Salary Guide

The Salary Guide is the most consistently visited area of The Daily Illini website. We receive emails throughout the year asking when the updated guide will be available. It’s clear to us that the community is interested in the financial impact of the University, and for good reason. After the statewide...

Five graphs to visualize the University of Illinois’ top earners

Five graphs to visualize the University of Illinois’ top earners

November 13, 2017


Filed under Salary Guide, Special Sections, Top Stories

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Presidents’ salaries for Big Ten schools

Presidents’ salaries for Big Ten schools

By Megan Jones, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Salary Guide, Special Sections

Illinois Timothy Killeen: $600,000 Term began: 2014     Michigan State Lou Anna K. Simon: $750,000 Term began: 2005   Michigan Mark Schlissel: $772,500 Term began: 2014     Indiana Michael McRobbie: $615,000 Term began:2007     Iowa  Bruce Harreld: $590,000 Term began: 201...

Top spending colleges and departments

Top spending colleges and departments

By Claire Hettinger, News Editor

November 14, 2016


Filed under Salary Guide, Special Sections

Top five colleges Liberal Arts & Sciences: $188,686,284.76 Engineering: $168,554,470.01 Vice Chancellor Research Institutes: $101,130,855 Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences: $65,275,412.59 College of Business: $54,320,566.39 Lowest five colleges Division of General Studies: $1,150,419.67...

UI not exempt from gender inequality

UI not exempt from gender inequality

By Claire Hettinger, News Editor

November 14, 2016


Filed under Salary Guide, Special Sections

Women make 77 cents on the dollar on average in the U.S. This affects those working in higher education as well. The University is not an exception to pay disparity. Equally qualified female faculty and staff members consistently make less than their male counterparts. For women at the University, ho...

See what prominent UI officials make annually

See what prominent UI officials make annually

By Megan Jones, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Salary Guide, Special Sections

University President President Timothy Killeen: $600,000 Eligible for annual incentive-based compensation of $100,000, which he received this year Former President Robert Easter: $478,558 UIUC Chancellor Former Chancellor Phyllis Wise: $549,069 Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson: $397,500 ...

Locksmiths are key to campus safety

Locksmiths are key to campus safety

By Lillian Barkley, Features Editor

November 14, 2016


Filed under Salary Guide, Special Sections

It’s 8:30 Wednesday morning, and there’s already a line out the door at the key shop in the Facilities and Services building. Rows of shining keys hang from a large corkboard behind the counter, and even more large rings covered in keys fill a side room. The key shop is home to the seven locksmiths that...

Why we make the Salary Guide

Why we make the Salary Guide

November 14, 2016


Filed under Salary Guide, Special Sections

Every year, The Daily Illini publishes the annual salary guide. We do this because we believe in transparency. The University has an overarching influence on the students and the rest of Champaign County. It is the largest employer in the area, and it is home to some of the highest paid employees in the...