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University Revenue Diversified, Unlike Chicago State

By Samantha Jones Toal

February 11, 2016


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By Samantha Jones ToalStaff WriterChicago State University students and faculty protested the lack of a state budget on Monday in downtown Chicago’s Loop.According to the Chicago State Office of Budget and Resource Planning, the university receives approximately one-third of their funding from the...

Killeen: Lack of budget is causing reputational, operational damage to UI

By Samantha Joes Toal

January 26, 2016


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The state budget impasse was President Timothy Killeen’s focus at his annual “special meeting” with the Senate Executive Committee on Monday.“We still don’t have a budget, as you know, and we are well into the fiscal year,” Killeen said. “It is causing damage — both operational and...

Budget impasse has not affected UI student enrollment

Budget impasse has not affected UI student enrollment

By Abigale Svoboda

January 21, 2016


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Student Body President Mitch Dickey, senior in LAS, isn’t sure how he would pay for his last year of college if he doesn’t receive his MAP Grant.Despite Dickey’s involvement with the University he’s no less affected by the state budget impasse than the other 5,666 University students who receive a MAP...

President Killeen requests to waive retention bonus

President Killeen requests to waive retention bonus

By Abigale Svoboda

November 1, 2015


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President Timothy Killeen proposed two changes to Board of Trustees protocol at the Governance, Personnel and Ethics committee meeting Thursday.Trustee Timothy Koritz announced Killeen’s request to waive the five-year retention bonus that is currently included in his contract. He will earn a $3...

UI still waiting on state budget

UI still waiting on state budget

By Maggie Sullivan

August 31, 2015


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Negotiations on a state budget for fiscal year 2016 are at a standstill in Springfield and Walter Knorr, University chief financial officer, said if the state does not act soon the University won’t have a finalized budget for the Nov. 12 Board of Trustees meeting.“I make no prognostication or comm...