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How do the top earners at UIC, UIS and UIUC compare?

How do the top earners at UIC, UIS and UIUC compare?

By Jason Chun

October 30, 2015


Filed under News

The University of Illinois is a system spread out over three campuses, and the top dogs at each school are making a good chunk of change. But when all three are put together, who is making the most? The head honchos at the Chicago campus’ medical school and athletic heads in Urbana take mos...

Shift in leadership creates salary change

Shift in leadership creates salary change

By Megan Jones

October 30, 2015


Filed under News

Former Chancellor Phyllis WiseSeptember 2011 to August 2015:• $234,667 annual salary• $265,333 administrative increment• Total: $500,000Now serves as animal sciences and molecular and cellular biology professor:• $298,926 as professorInterim Chancellor Barbara Wilson: $397,50012-month non-tenured contract:• $2...

The cost of the Illinois football and women’s basketball investigations

The cost of the Illinois football and women’s basketball investigations

By Michal Dwojak, Staff writer

October 30, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports

The University had dealt with its fair share of controversy by May of 2015. Steven Salaita was threatening to file a lawsuit against the University and James Kilgore’s job status was being hotly debated, but something else was on the horizon. On May 10, former Illinois football player Simon ...

University athletic department changes donation dates

By Charlotte Carroll

October 30, 2015


Filed under Sports

The I FUND has changed its donation program deadlines, going from three renewal dates to just one a year.In the past years, the Illinois athletics’ fundraising arm had deadlines in April, August and December which coincided with season ticket campaigns. This year, however, the program is trying something ...

Wise and Adesida to return to faculty

Wise and Adesida to return to faculty

By Ali Braboy

October 30, 2015


Filed under News

Following the resignation of former Chancellor Phyllis Wise and former Provost Ilesanmi Adesida, the two science-based administrators chose to return to the University faculty.As a faculty member, Wise will earn a total of $298,926 per year as a professor of animal sciences in ACES and a professor of molecu...

Athletic scholarships at Illinois by the numbers

Athletic scholarships at Illinois by the numbers

By Joey Figueroa

October 26, 2015


Filed under Sports

Memorial Stadium hasn’t had a capacity crowd since Nov. 12, 2011, against Michigan. But despite attendance levels at its largest facility, Illinois has consistently paid for the education of more than 100 student-athletes. The scholarships the University doles out to its football players have a ripp...