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Report finds UI aid increases, ACT scores decrease

By Daily Illini Staff Report

November 24, 2015

The University has increased financial aid and accepted lower test scores, according to a report from the Associated Press’ David Mercer.According to the report, the University increased financial aid by $5.4 million for the 2015-2016 academic year. Additionally, the average ACT score dropped for the ...

University hiring freeze won’t be lifted soon

By Maggie Sullivan

September 14, 2015

The University will not be hiring additional faculty to keep up with the influx of students — at least not soon.Walter Knorr, vice president and chief financial officer, said the University administration hiring freeze that President Timothy Killeen announced July 2 is still in place and will not ...