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Michael Glisson named new director of Illinois National Guard Joint Staff

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 21, 2015


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Colonel Michael J. Glisson has been chosen as the new director of the Illinois National Guard Joint Staff, according to a press release sent out Monday by Gov. Bruce Rauner’s press office. Major General Richard J. Hayes Jr. appointed Glisson to his new position, which will also promote him to the r...

Advanced Placement rules change for Illinois students

By Ali Braboy

August 27, 2015


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In fall 2016 all Illinois freshmen will be able to receive college credit for AP scores of three or higher.Advanced Placement courses, commonly called AP, are classes taken during high school that offer college credit if completed successfully, according to the College Board website. The site states that...

Board of Trustees discuss changes for University

By Atoosa Sayeh

July 10, 2015


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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 held on campuses in Urbana, Rockford and Springfield. The video conference in Urbana was held in the National ...

Rauner’s budget cuts began making dents since its proposal

By Fatima Farha

May 10, 2015


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By fatima farhaassistant news editorShortly after being sworn into office, Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a new budget for fiscal year 2016, which would cut state funding for many programs, including a major cut in state appropriations for higher education.Rauner proposed to cut state funding for higher...