University of Illinois

State News
5:53 am
Wed February 4, 2015

U of I Student Was Killed As Part Of Armed Robbery

Authorities have arrested two men in connection with the death of 20-year old Vicente Mundo, a University of Illinois student who disappeared just over a week ago. Prosecutors have charged 21-year old Daniel Gonzalez of Cicero and 21-year old Reginald Scott of Champaign with first-degree murder.

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State News
1:31 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

U of I chancellor says budget is top priority

Chancellor Phyllis Wise says the budget at the University of Illinois' Urbana-Champaign campus is her top priority for the coming year.

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State News
2:30 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

U of I releases video to end college sexual assault

Big names at the University of Illinois are lending their voices to a White House-backed campaign to end sexual assaults at colleges across the country.

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State News
4:25 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

State Budget worse off that previously thought

Credit Peoria Public Radio

University of Illinois economists warn that the states owes so much it could struggle to provide current services. 

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State News
11:52 am
Thu January 15, 2015

U of I trustees choose new chairman, OK president, and freeze tuition

University of Illinois trustees have chosen a new chairman to lead their board. Trustees on Thursday named Edward McMillan the chairman of the board that oversees the university's three campuses. McMillan has been a trustee since 2009 and replaces Christopher Kennedy. 

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State News
6:36 am
Thu January 15, 2015

U of I expected to approve tuition freeze

University of Illinois trustees are expected to freeze in-state tuition rates at the school's three campuses.

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State News
5:53 am
Wed January 14, 2015

Rauner’s spending freeze raises questions

Governor Bruce Rauner, speaking as Governor-elect at a December, 2014 luncheon in Springfield.
Credit Seth Perlman / Associated Press

It’s not yet clear how Governor Rauner’s executive order freezing all non-essential state spending will affect operations at state universities. But University of Illinois spokesman Tom Hardy says they’ll be taking a close look at the directive.

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State News
1:52 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

U of I suggests holding line on in-state tuition

Incoming freshmen from Illinois would see no increase in base tuition at the University of Illinois next fall under a proposal announced by the school's leadership.

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State News
5:35 am
Wed December 24, 2014

Report Critical Of University Officials' Dismissal Of Salaita

A committee investigating the University of Illinois’ handling of Steven Salaita, a professor whose job offer with the university was withdrawn due to his social media posts, issued a report Tuesday criticizing school officials. 

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State News
5:31 am
Tue December 23, 2014

U of I gets grant to catalog rare Italian books

Credit http://www.library.illinois.edu

The University of Illinois is getting a grant to catalog a collection of rare Italian books that it's had for more than nine decades.

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