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University scores search firms for chancellor

University scores search firms for chancellor

By Samantha Jones Toal

February 29, 2016

The University has hired multiple executive consultant firms to aid in the selection of high-ranking personnel over the past year given the absence of a permanent chancellor, athletic director and University president. For the chancellor search, they have selected Greenwood/Asher & Associates to help l...

UI to use Mellon grant to further research, student opportunities

By Dixita Limbachia

January 23, 2016

BY Dixita LimbachiaStaff WriterA $4.2 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will aid two of the University’s Humanities Without Walls initiatives and help graduate students further their studies.EJThe research initiative, Work of the Humanities and the Changing Climate, is designed to be...

Chancellor search committee chair named

By Daily Illini Staff Report

November 23, 2015

Antoinette Burton, professor in history, will chair the search committee responsible for recommending a new Urbana chancellor. President Timothy Killeen announced Burton's appointment in a University Massmail on Monday afternoon. In the massmail, Killeen said Burton has over 15 years of experience at the U...