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8:14 am
Tue May 19, 2015

U of I President to petition Springfield for funding

It's the first week of summer break for students at the University of Illinois, but the for the U of I system's new president, it's the first week on the job.  

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State News
12:58 pm
Mon May 18, 2015

U of Illinois President: Cuts may be less than proposed

New University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen says he is optimistic state-budget cuts will not be as deep as the 31.5% that Gov. Bruce Rauner initially proposed.

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State News
5:35 pm
Wed May 13, 2015

U of I to investigate football coach over player injury

The University of Illinois now says it plans an independent investigation of allegations that football coach Tim Beckman pressured an injured player to play and that the player was misled about the extent of his injuries.  

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State News
4:15 pm
Thu May 7, 2015

State of Illinois bringing down U of I credit rating

The University of Illinois' Chief Financial Officer says the state of Illinois is dragging its credit rating down.  

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State News
2:52 pm
Thu May 7, 2015

U of Illinois gives retiring president a final bonus

University of Illinois President Robert Easter will get one last pay increase before he retires later this month.

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State News
2:30 pm
Wed May 6, 2015

University of Illinois postpones building of student union

Officials at the University of Illinois in Springfield say they're holding back on the groundbreaking of a new student union because of the state's troubled budget. 

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State News
1:11 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

U of Illinois faculty wary of new background checks

Some University of Illinois faculty members worry that a policy expanding employee background checks could compromise privacy.

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State News
1:14 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

U of Illinois-American Indian Graduate

The University of Illinois will honor its first American Indian graduate by naming a dormitory after him.

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State News
7:41 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Uof I Professors rank top of BIg Ten pay scale

Credit mainstretschoolzone.com

  Faculty pay at the University of Illinois is among the highest in the Big Ten. The American Association of University Professors annual ranking of faculty compensation places the central Illinois university 17th in the nation among four-year public institutions in compensation for full professors. The average compensation for the university's faculty members is $150,100. That is up from $146,400 in the previous year's report.

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State News
4:29 pm
Fri April 17, 2015

Biden to discuss assault prevention at U of Illinois

The White House says Vice President Joe Biden will deliver a speech at the University of Illinois next week on the prevention of sexual assault.

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