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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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State News
12:49 pm
Wed April 15, 2015

Six venues bid for U of Illinois basketball games

Documents say six venues put in offers to host home games that will be played in Springfield for the displaced University of Illinois men's basketball team.

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State News
4:36 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

Illinois economy growing at fastest rate in 15 months

The Illinois economy is growing at its strongest level in more than a year, according to the University of Illinois Flash Index.

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State News
1:02 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

Lawyers: U of Illinois broke contract with professor

Lawyers for a professor who believes he was wrongly denied a job at the University of Illinois, argued in a legal filing that the school already had a contract with him when it denied him the job.

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