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Professor named Presidential Fellow to focus on inclusiveness, equity

By Daily Illini Staff Report

December 7, 2015

Professor James D. Anderson has been chosen as a new Presidential Fellow to focus on issues of inclusiveness and equity at the University. Anderson has worked as a professor in Education.President Timothy Killeen announced the appointment Monday morning via Massmail. Anderson will serve in the position fo...

Board of Trustees to vote on Steven Salaita settlement

Board of Trustees to vote on Steven Salaita settlement

By Abigale Svoboda

November 10, 2015

The Board of Trustees is expected to vote on a possible settlement with Steven Salaita at the board’s meeting in Chicago on Thursday.The vote to authorize a settlement was listed as part of the roll call agenda for the board’s Nov. 12 meeting, which was released Monday.According to the agenda, t...

Background checks to be implemented soon

By Adam Kaz

October 19, 2015

Anxieties held by some faculty members about the University’s new background check procedures erupted Monday at the Academic Senate.On Nov. 1, the University will adopt the new background check procedures approved by the Board of Trustees in September. The background checks will be overseen by Gener...