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University to hold presentations on campus budget

March 2, 2016

Interim Provost Edward Feser sent a massmail to the University community Wednesday morning inviting all faculty, staff and students to attend presentations regarding the current campus budget situation....

Senate Executive Committee discusses campus budgeting in light of ongoing impasse

March 1, 2016

The Senate Executive Committee of the Academic Senate met Monday and discussed how the state budget impasse is affecting the University as well as other Illinois universitiesbr. The handling...

UI suspends discovery courses due to state budget impasse

February 19, 2016

The University has temporarily suspended funding for fall 2016 Firsty-Year Discovery Program courses. The program, which was started in 1994, was intended to help students "enhance their education through...

UI, Carle Health System move forward with College of Medicine developments

December 10, 2015

The University announced the formation of a core curriculum committee for the Carle Illinois College of Medicine in a press release sent Thursday. The committee is composed of 18 professionals from the...

Campus group demands new approach to addressing racism and discrimination at UI

December 9, 2015

Standing with heR is a group of women on campus that has pushed for more diversity and inclusion at the University.The group organized demands Tuesday for University administration in relation to the racism...

Academic Senate passes resolution on background checks

Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson listens to attendees speak about various issues at the Academic Senate meeting on Monday.
December 8, 2015

A vote by the Academic Senate on Monday urged change in the background check policy that has been a concern since the Board of Trustees postponed its implementation in October.In a 55 to 35 vote, members...

Students, faculty gather for love and solidarity rally

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December 3, 2015

Adorned with red and black arm bands, allies of the black solidarity movement gathered on the quad Wednesday for a “Love and Solidarity” rally. Students and faculty organizations read statements...

Background checks to be implemented soon

October 19, 2015

Anxieties held by some faculty members about the University’s new background check procedures erupted Monday at the Academic Senate.On Nov. 1, the University will adopt the new background check procedures...

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...

Board of Trustees approves background check, discusses budget

September 10, 2015

UPDATE (12:35 p.m.)Walter Knorr, vice president and chief financial officer, reported an update on the University's financial state despite still lacking finalized state appropriations for fiscal...

Academic and Student Affairs: Fewer degree programs, more students

September 9, 2015

The Academic an Student Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees met Wednesday to discuss increased enrollment, program elimination and faculty appointments.Increased EnrollmentChristophe Pierre, vice...

Feser: “The door is open”

Feser: “The door is open”
September 8, 2015

Provost designate Edward — or Ed as his colleagues call him — Feser isn’t going to pretend the University didn’t have a tough year. But he’s not going to harp on it either. “One...

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