The Daily Illini

Presumptive chancellor attended welcome reception

An university faculty member congratulates new chancellor Robert J. Jones in the Illini Union on Wednesday, June 20th, 2016.

By Claire Hettinger, News Editor

July 20, 2016

The University community got its first glimpse of the presumptive new chancellor Wednesday morning. Dr. Robert J. Jones’s welcome ceremony packed a ballroom at the Illini Union. Leaders of many campus units were there including Athletic Director Josh Whitman and Men’s Basketball coach John Groce,...

Year in Review: The chancellor search

May 9, 2016

Since last August, the University has been searching for a new chancellor after former Chancellor Phyllis Wise stepped down along with Provost Ilesanmi Adesida. The search for provost will not begin until a new chancellor is named. The path for a new chancellor began in earnest August 31, when the Senate Executi...