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Academic Senate passes two environmental sustainability-driven resolutions

UIUC Beyond Coal organizes a student rally before the Academic Senate's votes on divestment of coal interests at the University Main Quad on Monday, April 4.
April 4, 2016

Athena, a 9-month-old infant, was in attendance at Beyond Coal’s rally Monday. While she couldn’t speak words or even hold a poster in support of divesting from coal, she represented something bigger...

University scores search firms for chancellor

University scores search firms for chancellor
February 28, 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...

Rauner vetoes MAP grants legislation

February 20, 2016

Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed legislation that would have appropriated $721 million for the Monetary Award Program (MAP) on Friday.In a press release, Rauner said the bill would, “would explode the State’s...

Killeen announces second set of town hall meetings

President-elect Timothy L. Killeen takes notes during the board of trustees meeting at the Illini Union on Thursday, March 12, 2015.
February 11, 2016

President Timothy Killeen issued a University Massmail on Thursday announcing a town hall meeting on each University campus. According to the Massmail, the town hall meetings will consist of "robust and...

Killeen: Lack of budget is causing reputational, operational damage to UI

January 25, 2016

The state budget impasse was President Timothy Killeen’s focus at his annual “special meeting” with the Senate Executive Committee on Monday.“We still don’t have a budget, as you know, and we...

What you missed over winter break

January 19, 2016

Representative Davis voices opposition to Obama’s gun control actionBy MaryCate MostAssistant news editorFollowing President Barack Obama’s emotional address about new gun control measures, Illinois...

What you missed over winter break

January 18, 2016

By Peter Bailey-WellsSports editorInterim Illinois Chancellor Barbara Wilson announced that the University had selected an executive search firm to assist her previously chosen search committee with hiring...

Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson encourages students to enhance diversity in spring semester

January 18, 2016

Every semester, campus leaders invite students back to campus, typically in the form of a University Massmail. On Monday, however, Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson acknowledged feedback about how she...

Wilson adds search firm to Illini AD hunt

Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson has been tasked with hiring a new athletic director and has hired executive search firm Korn Ferry to aid in that process.
December 17, 2015

Interim Illinois Chancellor Barbara Wilson announced Wednesday that the University had selected an executive search firm to assist her previously chosen search committee with hiring a new athletic director.The...

UI students push for change on campus

December 9, 2015

By Marijo EnderleAssistant news editorThe creation of an “Illini White Student Union” Facebook page — created on Nov. 18 — gained national attention and sparked responses and new initiatives from...

UI settles with Salaita

December 9, 2015

By Abigale SvobodaNews editorThe Board of Trustees authorized an $875,000 settlement with Steven Salaita, on Nov. 12, following 14 months of protests, legal motions and inter-University conflict.Salaita,...

Campus group demands new approach to addressing racism and discrimination at UI

December 9, 2015

Standing with heR is a group of women on campus that has pushed for more diversity and inclusion at the University.The group organized demands Tuesday for University administration in relation to the racism...

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