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Academic Senate to urge to Board to postpone implementation of background checks

Teresa Barnes, History professor, proposes a resolution to urge the Board of Trustees to postpone the implementation of a new background check policy.

September 22, 2015

The newly approved background check policy is expected to be implemented in less than two weeks, but the Academic Senate might put it on hold. Teresa Barnes, professor of history, presented a resolution at the Academic Senate meeting Monday asking the senate to urge the Board to postpone the impleme...

Gov. Quinn signs pension reform bill

By Daily Illini Staff Report

December 6, 2013

Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law the recently passed pension reform bill Thursday. “Illinois is moving forward,” Quinn said in a statement. “This is a serious solution to address the most dire fiscal challenge of our time.” Tuesday, the Illinois General Assembly passed the pension reform bill by a vot...