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Members of the Academic Senate debate whether senators use of private email is fair

President Timothy L. Killeen addressing the UIUC Senate during their first meeting on September 21st, 2105.
September 22, 2015

Nick Burbules isn’t afraid of an investigation into his behavior. So long as it’s fair. In August, Burbules, senate member and general educational policy professor, was implicated as an advisor to...

Policy language a hot topic for the Senate Executive Committee

Abbas Benmamoun explains the purpose of the newly approved background check policy at the Senate Executive Committee meeting Monday.
September 14, 2015

Concerns about policy language dominated the Senate Executive Meeting on Monday, where members discussed the background check approved by the Board of Trustees Thursday and the creation of the chancellor...

Provost search will not start until new chancellor named

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Terry Mcclelland, left, speaks with UI President Michael Hogan while UI Chancellor Phyllis Wise speaks with Ilesanmi Adesida, Dean of the College of Engineering before the ground breaking for the new Electrical and Computer Engineering building on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011.
August 26, 2015

The search for a new provost to replace Ilesanmi Adesida, who resigned Monday, will not begin until a new chancellor is named first, said Jan Dennis, assistant director for the Office for University Relations....

New SEC Chair Gay Miller prepares for year ahead

Gay Miller, Senate Executive Committee chair discusses the future of the University at an SEC meeting Monday.
August 25, 2015

New Senate Executive Committee Chair Gay Miller said her biggest focus this year is ensuring the committee is as collegial and productive as possible.“I’ll continue to work to make sure, as best I...

SEC debates code: would require members to disclose discussions on University matters

SEC debates code: would require members to disclose discussions on University matters
August 25, 2015

Senate Executive Committee member Abbas Aminmansour drafted an email usage code of conduct for the committee to follow and presented it Monday, following uproar about administrators’ use of personal...

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