The Daily Illini

Correction for “Need for bike reform brings referendum” published on Feb. 19, 2014

February 22, 2014

In the Feb. 19, 2014, edition of The Daily Illini, the article "Need for bike reform brings referendum" incorrectly stated that the Student Sustainability Committee only funds new projects. The Campus Bicycle Shop's grant only lasts for two years, which is why it will lose funding in June. ...

Unionization would garner much-needed attention from state officials and administrators

February 20, 2014

Some years ago, I taught at a public university in which the faculty was unionized. That union formed because many years of experience had demonstrated that formal obeisance toward shared governance meant little.  Resolutions by the faculty senate were routinely ignored and its recommendations vetoed...