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UIF reports decrease in donations for year

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 5, 2015


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The University may be lacking a state budget, but the same cannot be said for donations, according to a press release from the University of Illinois Foundation.The release, sent Friday, reported the final numbers for fiscal year 2015, which ended June 30.EJAccording to the release, the University received ...

Faculty Association: UI has options for budget

Faculty Association: UI has options for budget

By Maggie Sullivan

September 16, 2015


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University officials continue to express concern over the lack of a state budget in Springfield but the Campus Faculty Association recently made a claim that the shut down in Springfield does not totally affect the University’s financial situation.“The budget show-down in Springfield has made no differen...

University hiring freeze won’t be lifted soon

By Maggie Sullivan

September 14, 2015


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The University will not be hiring additional faculty to keep up with the influx of students — at least not soon.Walter Knorr, vice president and chief financial officer, said the University administration hiring freeze that President Timothy Killeen announced July 2 is still in place and will not ...

UI Board waits on state budget, approves background check

By Maggie Sullivan

September 11, 2015


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To officially kick off the academic year, the Board of Trustees approved a widely debated background check procedure, addressed the lack of a finalized state budget and discussed 10-day enrollment numbers.Background checksA new background check policy will go into effect Oct. 5 and will require all new faculty, staff, ...

UI still waiting on state budget

UI still waiting on state budget

By Maggie Sullivan

August 31, 2015


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Negotiations on a state budget for fiscal year 2016 are at a standstill in Springfield and Walter Knorr, University chief financial officer, said if the state does not act soon the University won’t have a finalized budget for the Nov. 12 Board of Trustees meeting.“I make no prognostication or comm...