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Lot J closes April 16, construction set to begin May 1

By Daily Illini Staff Report

April 10, 2014

Construction is set to begin on Lot J, 524 E. Green St., by May 1, according to a press release from the city of Champaign’s Planning and Development office. The effort will turn the parking lot into a public parking garage, Marriott TownePlace Suites, apartment units and retail space. Parking Lot J will b...

University administration announces opposition to pension bill

By Eleanor Black

December 3, 2013

The University has announced its opposition to a pension bill that administrators say will put the University at a “competitive disadvantage.” The bill, which will cut pension benefits for state employees, aims to address the worst state credit rating in the country and will be discussed at a Tuesd...