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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...

Killeen: Lack of budget is causing reputational, operational damage to UI

January 25, 2016

The state budget impasse was President Timothy Killeen’s focus at his annual “special meeting” with the Senate Executive Committee on Monday.“We still don’t have a budget, as you know, and we...

Open Access policy makes faculty research available

November 11, 2015

The Academic Senate voted in October to “open access” to the University’s research and allow members of the public to view faculty research articles.The open access to research policy will only apply...

SEC discusses Appropriate Use Policy, research budget cuts

November 10, 2015

The Senate Executive Committee’s Academic Freedom and Tenure committee reviewed letters from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) criticizing the University’s Appropriate Use Policy...

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...

UI adds provost to admin search list

From left to right, Phyllis Wise, UI Chancellor, Ilesanmi Adesida, Dean of the College of Engineering, and Michael Hogan, UI President, wait for governor Pat Quinn's car to arrive before the ground breaking for the new Electrical and Computer Engineering building on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011.
August 25, 2015

University faculty members disappointedly reflected on Provost Ilesanmi Adesida’s resignation Monday. Adesida will return to faculty in the College of Engineering effective Aug. 31. His resignation comes...

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