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UIF reports decrease in donations for year

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 5, 2015

The University may be lacking a state budget, but the same cannot be said for donations, according to a press release from the University of Illinois Foundation.The release, sent Friday, reported the final numbers for fiscal year 2015, which ended June 30.EJAccording to the release, the University received ...

Vote ‘yes’ on referendum on University divestment from the coal industry

November 13, 2013

This Wednesday and Thursday, students will have the opportunity to vote on the following question: “Do you support the UI endowment removing investments in coal by year 2017?” The University of Illinois system’s endowment, a “savings account” that it has built up over time and committed for long-term us...

Endowed chairs, professorships honor faculty

By Eleanor Black

November 11, 2013

To celebrate the excellence of faculty members at the University, endowed chairs and professorships are awarded to those who distinguish themselves in their fields. Faculty appointments range from a campus-wide scope to others based in individual colleges, departments or other academic units. These a...