University of Illinois

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
4:29 pm
Tue May 5, 2015

University of Illinois to offer online-only MBA

Credit Peoria Public Radio

The University of Illinois says it plans to launch an online-only MBA program early next year. 

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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
4:57 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

Vice President speaks about sexual assault prevention

Vice President Joe Biden told students on the University of Illinois’ Urbana campus today that they have a responsibility to act to prevent sexual assault. 

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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
3:49 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

U of Illinois hiring plan may need reconsidering

The chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign says a plan to hire 500 new professors by 2020 may need rethinking amid state budget troubles.

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