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Robert Jones officially approved as chancellor at Board of Trustees meeting

An university faculty member congratulates new chancellor Robert J. Jones in the Illini Union on Wednesday, June 20th, 2016.
July 21, 2016

The board of trustees unanimously approved Dr. Robert Jones as the permanent University chancellor Thursday. Jones is the first African-American chancellor of the University. He will begin Oct. 3. Until...

College of Medicine continues dean search, accreditation, fundraising

Carle Foundation Hospital as seen from University Avenue. The Carle Illinois College of Medicine recently appointed two leadership members to permanent positions.
May 9, 2016

While the Carle Illinois College of Medicine’s timeline to initiate its first class in 2017 has been pushed back to 2018, Carle Health Systems and the University is working to ensure that accreditation,...

Senate Executive Committee discusses campus budgeting in light of ongoing impasse

March 1, 2016

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...

UI, Carle Health System move forward with College of Medicine developments

December 10, 2015

The University announced the formation of a core curriculum committee for the Carle Illinois College of Medicine in a press release sent Thursday. The committee is composed of 18 professionals from the...

UI settles with Salaita

December 9, 2015

By Abigale SvobodaNews editorThe Board of Trustees authorized an $875,000 settlement with Steven Salaita, on Nov. 12, following 14 months of protests, legal motions and inter-University conflict.Salaita,...

UI tasks search committee with finding new athletic director

November 24, 2015

Illinois has a search committee for a new athletic director.Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson announced in a press release Friday the eight people that will aid in the search for a...

Salaita, University reach settlement

Steven Salaita discusses his new book
November 12, 2015

The Board of Trustees has authorized an $875,000 settlement with Steven Salaita, the man who has been the center of many University conversations over the last 14 months.A University press release sent...

Board of Trustees to vote on Steven Salaita settlement

Steven Salaita discusses his new book
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...

Chancellor Wilson introduces new Athletic Director Paul Kowalczyk

Interim Athletic Director Paul Kowalczyk speaks at the Memorial Stadium press box. 
November 9, 2015

Illinois’ typical Monday football routine started a bit earlier and with a few different faces. The University released the results of the independent reports of the Illinois sports medicine and football...

UI AAUP chapter to hold censure discussion

October 19, 2015

On Tuesday, Harry Hilton,CC president of the UI chapter of the American Association of University Professors, will mediate the chapter’s open discussion, “AAUP Censure, Academic Freedom, and Criminal...

Steven Salaita discussed his new book, academic freedom Tuesday

October 14, 2015

by marijo enderleassistant news editorRobert Warrior interviewed Steven Salaita on Tuesday; similar to their original Salaita meeting in 2014. This time, though, the conversation was focused on why Salaita...

Faculty, community members support Wise

Daryl Quitalig The Daily Illini
Chancellor Dr. Phyllis Wise speaks during an interview at Swanlund Administration Building on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011.
October 11, 2015

Nearly two months since former Chancellor Phyllis Wise resigned, 250 people in the community decided it was time to recognize her contributions to the campus.In a letter that was sent to the Board of Trustees...

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