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Student demand University leaders take action against racism on campus

Student demand University leaders take action against racism on campus

April 10, 2016

A recent string of alleged racist incidents have left student activist groups on campus demanding action fr...

Professor named Presidential Fellow to focus on inclusiveness, equity

By Daily Illini Staff Report

December 7, 2015

Professor James D. Anderson has been chosen as a new Presidential Fellow to focus on issues of inclusiveness and equity at the University. Anderson has worked as a professor in Education.President Timothy Killeen announced the appointment Monday morning via Massmail. Anderson will serve in the position for the next 12 months.As...

"Love and solidarity" event to be held Wednesday

By Daily Illini Staff Report

November 30, 2015

A coalition of students, faculty and community members will hold a "Love and Solidarity" gathering for black students and activists on campus."We call on campus and county communities to join us ... as we express our love and solidarity for Black Students for Revolution, Black Lives Matter Champaign-Urbana, and Black students on...

Graduate Employees’ Organization stands in solidarity with Black Student for Revolution

By Charlotte Collins

November 25, 2015

The recent spotlight on race relations at the University has prompted a third campus group to voice its support for Black Students for Resolution. The Graduate Employees’ Organization Local 6300 IFT/AFT, or GEO, at the University released a statement Monday  proclaiming its firm stance in solidarity with the Black Student...

Black Students for Revolution call for change at UI

Black Students for Revolution call for change at UI

November 21, 2015

Black Students for Revolution at the University of Illinois addressed the formation of a White Student Un...