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Robert Jones officially approved as chancellor at Board of Trustees meeting

Robert Jones officially approved as chancellor at Board of Trustees meeting

By Claire Hettinger, News Editor

July 21, 2016


Filed under Showcase

The board of trustees unanimously approved Dr. Robert Jones as the permanent University chancellor Thursday. Jones is the first African-American chancellor of the University. He will begin Oct. 3. Until then, he is the president of Albany University-SUNY. He attended a welcome reception Wednesday att...

Brian Ross to be named executive associate dean of LAS

Brian Ross to be named executive associate dean of LAS

By Maggie Sullivan

August 25, 2015


Filed under News

Acting Chancellor and Dean of LAS Barbara Wilson said she knows she can not do both jobs on her own, which is why she enlisted the help of Brian Ross, professor in psychology.Ross will serve as the executive associate dean of LAS until a permanent chancellor is named.“I don’t think you can do bo...

Missing student found, returned to family

Missing student found, returned to family

By Daily Illini Staff Report

May 20, 2014


Filed under News

A missing University student who disappeared from O’Hare Airport on May 17 was found May 22 and reunited with his family in North Carolina.  Hye Min Choi, or Joseph Choi, 19, was scheduled to leave from O’Hare to North Carolina on May 17, but after checking in his luggage, he didn’t board his...