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Board of Trustees re-elects chairman

By Daily Illini Staff Report

January 21, 2016

The Board of Trustees voted to re-elect current chairman Ed McMillan to a second one-year at its Chicago meeting Thursday.McMillan, 69, is a University alumnus and has served as a trustee since 2009; he was elected to his position as chairman in 2015 when Gov. Bruce Rauner took office. According to a U...

Salaita, University reach settlement

Salaita, University reach settlement

By Abigale Svoboda

November 12, 2015

The Board of Trustees has authorized an $875,000 settlement with Steven Salaita, the man who has been the center of many University conversations over the last 14 months.A University press release sent Thursday stated the University and Salaita reached a settlement that “allows both parties to move for...