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A quick look at head coach Lovie Smith’s salary

A quick look at head coach Lovie Smith’s salary

By Meghan Rest, Assistant Sports Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Football, Salary Guide, Sports, Sports Top Stories, Top Stories

The list of the top-10 college football’s highest-paid coaches features one thing that doesn’t look like the others. Among the sea of seasoned — and winningest — coaches on the nation’s highest paid, swims Illinois head football coach Lovie Smith, who’s bound in a four-way tie for the No....

Dean salaries by college

By Madelyn Foster, Assistant News Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Salary Guide

The salaries of each dean at the University include the total compensation for each dean, which may include the salaries received from multiple appointments in the University.  The average salary of a University dean is approximately $332,180.20. This figure does not include data from the College of Fin...

Salaries of UI chancellors and vice chancellors

By Jessica Bursztynsky, Senior Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Salary Guide, Special Sections

Chancellor Robert Jones: $649,000 Job description: Jones is the chief executive officer of the Urbana-Champaign campus. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Andreas Cangellaris: $495,000 Job description: Cangellaris is the chief academic and budget officer for campus. It is his job to oversee...

Keep the University System accountable

By Abby Paeth, Editor-in-chief

October 22, 2018


Filed under Salary Guide, Special Sections

As both a journalist and a student, one of my primary concerns is ensuring transparency within the University administration. Every fall, The Daily Illini puts together the Salary Guide, which contains the current salaries for university employees across all three campuses to hold the University System accoun...

Top 10 earners at the University

By Karen Liu, News Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Salary Guide, Special Sections

No. 1, Lovie Smith: $4,008,000 Head football coach No. 2, Bradley Underwood: $2,850,000 Men's head basketball coach No. 3, King C. Li: $656,500 Dean and chief academic officer of Carle Illinois College of Medicine No. 4, Hardy Nickerson: $650,000 Assistant head coach and defensive ...

University of Illinois colleges ranked by total salary

By Karen Liu, News Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Salary Guide, Special Sections

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus has a total of 16 colleges, including 15 undergraduate colleges and one graduate college. During the 2017-18 school year, the campus spent a total of $495,993,420 on faculty salary. Here is the total salary of each college on campus, ranked from ...

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...

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