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Editorial: Stop-gap MAP Grant legislation not enough

By The Daily Illini Editorial Board May 12, 2016

Bravo, Illinois state legislature! You did 45 percent of your job. After a long year of diligent work by lawmakers in Springfield, $600 million of state funding was approved by the legislature on Friday...

Year in Review: The chancellor search

May 9, 2016

Since last August, the University has been searching for a new chancellor after former Chancellor Phyllis Wise stepped down along with Provost Ilesanmi Adesida. The search for provost will not begin until...

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...

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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.

Provost search will not start until new chancellor named

By Maggie Sullivan August 27, 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....

Barbara Wilson to juggle life as dean of LAS and  Urbana chancellor

Barbara Wilson to juggle life as dean of LAS and Urbana chancellor

By Maggie Sullivan August 19, 2015

Barbara Wilson never expected she would be appointed the acting chancellor of the Urbana campus — it was never even one of her goals.“I just finished my first year as the Dean of LAS,” she laughed....

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