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Board of Trustees passes new appointment policy

Board of Trustees passes new appointment policy

By Megan Jones, Staff writer

May 9, 2016

New professors who begin teaching classes in August will work until September without having their appointments approved by the Board of Trustees. For some, such as Steven Salaita whose controversial appointment was denied, this can create a lack of job security leading into the academic year. Whil...

President Killeen requests to waive retention bonus

President Killeen requests to waive retention bonus

By Abigale Svoboda

November 1, 2015

President Timothy Killeen proposed two changes to Board of Trustees protocol at the Governance, Personnel and Ethics committee meeting Thursday.Trustee Timothy Koritz announced Killeen’s request to waive the five-year retention bonus that is currently included in his contract. He will earn a $3...

University of Illinois at the Capitol tomorrow to push for higher-ed funding

By Daily Illini Staff Report

May 11, 2015

Several members of the University of lllinois Board of Trustees, as well as other University leaders, will accompany alumni for the seventh annual University of Illinois Day at the Capitol on Thursday.President-designate Timothy Killeen, President Robert Easter and Chairman Edward McMillian are seve...

Board of Trustees to discuss College of Medicine and budget cuts Thursday

By Maggie Sullivan

May 11, 2015

The Board of Trustees will meet Thursday for the final time this academic year to discuss the Carle-Illinois College of Medicine and budget cuts, among other recommendations.It will be the last Board of Trustees meeting for President Robert Easter, where he is expected to receive the title President ...

Kilgore supporters push Board of Trustees to consider his employment

Kilgore supporters push Board of Trustees to consider his employment

November 11, 2014

Supporters of James Kilgore rallied on Monday to urge the Board of Trustees to reconsider the former African Studies professor’s employment status at its upcoming meeting. Although the Board of Trustees will meet in Chicago on Thursday, there is no item on the agenda pertaining to Kilgore’s empl...