Can Conversation Move The U Of I Forward Without The Chief?

May 2, 2018

Davion Peat, clerical assistant at the University of Illinois, attended a "Chancellor's Critical Conversations" event at the Illini Union on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. He said he has lots of questions about the Chief Illiniwek issue. "What's taking so long to get another mascot if we're not going to use the Chief again?"
Credit Christine Herman / Illinois Public Media

University of Illinois administrators want to see the Urbana campus move on without Chief Illiniwek. Through a series of public events, they’re seeking input from the community on how best to achieve that. Christine Herman spoke with attendees at an event Tuesday to learn what they see as the path forward.

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