The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Athletics department salaries dwarf College of Media’s

Athletics department salaries dwarf College of Media’s

By Sydney Wood, Assistant buzz Editor

As a Big Ten university, the University of Illinois...

Top five wage increases of University deans 

Top five wage increases of University deans 

By Amrita Bhattacharyya, News Editor

Below are the top five wage increases of University...

Top five highest-paid women deans

Top five highest-paid women deans

The salaries for the top 10 highest-paid deans remained...

Head football coach Bret Bielema walks onto the football field before the homecoming game against Wisconsin Oct. 9 Columnist Talia Duffy argues that Bielemas salary is too high for the underperforming team.

Opinion | Bielema’s extravagant salary is unjustifiable

By Talia Duffy, Columnist

Illinois is a Big Ten school. We are regularly featured...

Highest-paid employees at UI excluding athletics

Highest-paid employees at UI excluding athletics

By Vivian La, Assistant Daytime Editor

Among the top earners at the University, excluding...

Column | Illinois underpays women’s coaches

Column | Illinois underpays women’s coaches

By Claire O'Brien, Sports Digital Content Editor

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about the importance of...

University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen  poses for a photo at the Presidents House in Urbana. Kileen received a raise last year bringing his salary from $600,000 to $835,000.

UI System President Tim Killeen receives raise

By Gwyn Skiles, Features Editor

The president of the state’s largest public universities...

Opinion | Match Counseling Center’s pay to UI Police

Opinion | Match Counseling Center’s pay to UI Police

By Nathaniel Langley, Opinions Editor

As revealed in The Daily Illini’s updated salary...

As University administration salary rises, so does tuition

As University administration salary rises, so does tuition

An explanatory look at rising tuition, administrative salaries and how public universities are funded
By Matt Troher, Investigative News & Longform Editor

When Jack Peltason took office as the first chancellor...

Bret Bielema, Brad Underwood, Nancy Fahey top list of highest-paid coaches at Illinois

Bret Bielema, Brad Underwood, Nancy Fahey top list of highest-paid coaches at Illinois

By Jackson Janes, Sports Editor

1. Bret Bielema (football): $4,208,000 Bielema is...

Big Ten football coaches salaries ranked highest to lowest

Big Ten football coaches’ salaries ranked highest to lowest

By Gabby Hajduk, Sports Editor

No.1, Jim Harbaugh: $8,036,179 University of Michigan No....

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