University of Illinois employees are set to receive pay hikes this year, and just how much will depend on their performance. The school's leader says he's trying to provide a more stable financial environment for staff, even in the face of the state's unstable finances. IPR’S Amanda Vinicky has more.
In a letter to employees, University of Illinois President Robert Easter says competitive compensation is essential to recruit and retain top faculty and staff. And yet, he writes, "we must recognize the many uncertainties and challenges before us." Namely, state funding.