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Robert Jones officially approved as chancellor at Board of Trustees meeting

An university faculty member congratulates new chancellor Robert J. Jones in the Illini Union on Wednesday, June 20th, 2016.
July 21, 2016

The board of trustees unanimously approved Dr. Robert Jones as the permanent University chancellor Thursday. Jones is the first African-American chancellor of the University. He will begin Oct. 3. Until...

Kathleen Harleman ready to lead FAA

New Krannert Art Museum Director Kathleen Harleman at the Krannert Art Museum on September 28, 2015.
September 28, 2015

Kathleen Harleman, acting dean of FAA, said if she did not decline within the two minutes of Interim Provost Edward Feser asking her to serve as dean, she knew she’d have to say yes.“I have too much...

Brian Ross to be named executive associate dean of LAS

Brian Ross to be named executive associate dean of LAS
August 25, 2015

Acting Chancellor and Dean of LAS Barbara Wilson said she knows she can not do both jobs on her own, which is why she enlisted the help of Brian Ross, professor in psychology.Ross will serve as the executive...

Board of Trustees discuss changes for University

July 10, 2015

Chair Edward McMillan called the University’s Board of Trustees to two meetings Thursday to discuss various topics pertaining to the University.Both meetings took place in Chicago with video conferences...

College of Business names new dean

June 30, 2015

Jeffrey R. Brown has been named the new dean for the College of Business at the University.Brown teaches finance courses in the College of Business. He is also the William G. Karnes Professor...

Social Work dean set to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Barry Ackerson, associate professor in Social Work and associate dean for academic affairs, is being recognized for his work in mental health and social work fields.
March 19, 2015

On March 25, the East Central District of the National Association of Social Workers will recognize one from the University. Barry Ackerson, associate professor in Social Work and associate dean for academic...

Penny Dreadful Players presents “Tis the Season: A New Holiday Show”

Members of the Penny Dreadful Players ensemble rehearse in preparation for their holiday production,
December 9, 2014

The Penny Dreadful Players (PDP) will present a new twist on holiday favorites in their newest play, “Tis the Season: A New Holiday Show,” on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Channing Murray Foundation. The...

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