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Big Ten student governments discuss diversity, mental health

By Samantha Jones Toal

January 20, 2016


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Schools in the Big Ten conference don’t only meet in the athletic world. Over the weekend, six delegates from the Illinois Student Senate participated in a three-day Association of Big Ten Students, ABTS, conference at Rutgers University.ssIn attendance were representatives from all 14 universities in the Big Ten.“I love ABTS because ...

UI to conduct first-ever sexual assault campus climate survey

UI to conduct first-ever sexual assault campus climate survey

By Abigale Svoboda

October 25, 2015


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The University will conduct its first campus climate survey on sexual assault this fall.Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Renee Romano, who helped organized the survey, emailed students Tuesday morning inviting them to participate in the survey. SO"It’s also going to ask, ‘do you feel the University...

Academic and Student Affairs: Fewer degree programs, more students

By Ali Braboy

September 10, 2015


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The Academic an Student Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees met Wednesday to discuss increased enrollment, program elimination and faculty appointments.Increased EnrollmentChristophe Pierre, vice president for academic affairs, said the increased University enrollment and record-size freshman class ...

Diverge from status quo to enhance access and affordability to college

February 3, 2014


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Late January, the University’s Board of Trustees approved an increase in tuition that will push the total cost of attendance into six figures for University students starting classes next fall.  Christophe Pierre, the University’s vice chancellor for academic affairs, claimed that the price hike will...