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University to hold presentations on campus budget

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 2, 2016


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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. There will be three different discussion held throughout the month of March, which are in response...

University administrators remind campus of student code, state law prior to Unofficial St. Patrick's Day

By Daily Illini Staff Report

March 1, 2016


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Renée Romano, associate chancellor for student affairs, and Kenneth BallomCH, dean of students, sent a University Massmail regarding Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day Tuesday. In the massmail, Romano and Ballom encourage students to be safe, responsible and respectful. The letter states that they are w...

Senate Executive Committee discusses campus budgeting in light of ongoing impasse

By Samantha Jones Toal

March 1, 2016


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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 of electronic communications and Freedom of Information Act requests was discussed as well.Budget Impass...

Facilities and Services issues warning, reminder in midst of winter storm

By Dixita Limbachia

February 25, 2016


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Facilities and Services issued an email on February 23 encompassing the winter storm conditions and warning students for Wednesday morning. F&S reassured snow removal procedures for students, faculty and alternative staff members.Students were asked to prepare for the weather while F&S made sure that ...

University to test emergency notification system

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 25, 2016


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The University will test its emergency notification system on Tuesday, March 1, at 10:05 a.m., according to a University of Illinois Police Department massmail.Evaluators will monitor the speed and distribution rates of the emergency Illini-Alert system.Email messages will be sent to all active faculty, staff members ...

Facilites and Services issues urges caution before expected snowstorm

Facilites and Services issues urges caution before expected snowstorm

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 24, 2016


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Facilites and Services at the University sent a massmail to the University community Tuesday cautioning students, faculty and staff about a pending snowstorm Wednesday.The massmail stated that the National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch and that the expected three to five inches of snow m...

“Peace, Respect, and Community” showcased during Illinois Safety Week

By Vivienne Henning

February 22, 2016


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“Peace, Respect, and Community” will be the focus this week on campus with Illinois Safety Week running from Feb. 22 to Feb. 26. Hosted by Student Affairs, the week consists of multiple events and workshops focused on creating a more welcoming campus, as well as addressing the issues of drugs, al...

UI suspends discovery courses due to state budget impasse

February 19, 2016


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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 greater interaction with faculty in small classes," the Provost's website states.The site adds that the ...

UI alumna to serve as new executive director for governmental relations

By Samantha Jones Toal

February 11, 2016


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Lindsay Anderson, a University alumna and former legislative advisor in the state capital, will serve as the University’s executive director for governmental relations on March 1, pending approval by the Board of Trustees. President TImothy Killeen announced the appointment in a Massmail on Thursday;...

Killeen announces second set of town hall meetings

Killeen announces second set of town hall meetings

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 11, 2016


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President Timothy Killeen issued a University Massmail on Thursday announcing a town hall meeting on each University campus. According to the Massmail, the town hall meetings will consist of "robust and thoughtful discussions about the draft plan" of the University's strategic plan. The University's...

Obama expresses concern over bipartisan conflicts in Springfield

Obama expresses concern over bipartisan conflicts in Springfield

By Marijo Enderle

February 11, 2016


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President Barack Obama spoke in Springfield on Wednesday to an Illinois legislature steadfast in the state budget standoff; just a day after he released his own national budget proposal to an equally partisan Congress.Obama expressed disappointment with the current state of party compromise, stressi...

Family of UI student offers $10,000 reward for information about assault

By Joe Longo

February 10, 2016


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daily illini staff reportThe family of a University student assaulted on Dec. 13 near campus is offering a $10,000 reward for information about the assailants. The reward is being offered until May 31.The student was struck in the back of the head and subsequently collapsed around 1:14 am in the 700 ...

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