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Endowed chairs, professorships honor faculty

By Eleanor Black

November 11, 2013


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To celebrate the excellence of faculty members at the University, endowed chairs and professorships are awarded to those who distinguish themselves in their fields. Faculty appointments range from a campus-wide scope to others based in individual colleges, departments or other academic units. These a...

A note from the developer

A note from the developer

November 11, 2013


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We started publishing Salary Guide in Spring 2010, a time when data journalism began moving into its “hyperactive toddlerhood.” At that time, Salary Guide was about providing readers with a single number: a certain person’s salary. But The Daily Illini billed itself as a guide to people’s s...

A note from the editor

A note from the editor

By Maggie Huynh

November 11, 2013


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There’s no doubt college is becoming less affordable each year. Still, this University sees many students and families who are willing to take out loans, pay out of pocket and work extra jobs to pay for an Illinois education.  So where does Salary Guide fit in?  The Daily Illini publishes its an...

Emeritus distinction offers time to explore

By Miranda Holloway

November 11, 2013


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John Lynn was only 14 years old when he first visited the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. At the time, he attended what was then Glenbrook High School and competed in science competitions. Lynn won at the regional level and attended the state competition at the University. The school made suc...

Coaches need time to prove their worth

Coaches need time to prove their worth

November 11, 2013


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It’s no secret Tim Beckman and John Groce make a lot of money. For the fourth straight year, the head coaches for the University’s football and basketball teams top The Daily Illini’s Salary Guide.  They make more money than anybody else at the University, including their boss, Director of Ath...

Resigned officials still teaching on campus

Resigned officials still teaching on campus

By Johnathan Hettinger

November 11, 2013


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In May 2009, the Chicago Tribune broke a story about the Urbana campus of the University giving preferential treatment to applicants placed on the “Category I” list. The list was populated with people recommended by lawmakers, University trustees and other public figures who were able to influence Univ...