The Daily Illini

Endowed chairs, professorships honor faculty

By Eleanor Black

November 11, 2013

To celebrate the excellence of faculty members at the University, endowed chairs and professorships are awarded to those who distinguish themselves in their fields. Faculty appointments range from a campus-wide scope to others based in individual colleges, departments or other academic units. These a...

Emeritus distinction offers time to explore

By Miranda Holloway

November 11, 2013

John Lynn was only 14 years old when he first visited the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. At the time, he attended what was then Glenbrook High School and competed in science competitions. Lynn won at the regional level and attended the state competition at the University. The school made suc...

Resigned officials still teaching on campus

Resigned officials still teaching on campus

By Johnathan Hettinger

November 11, 2013

In May 2009, the Chicago Tribune broke a story about the Urbana campus of the University giving preferential treatment to applicants placed on the “Category I” list. The list was populated with people recommended by lawmakers, University trustees and other public figures who were able to influence Univ...