It’s expected to be some time before the courts decide whether Illinois can trim retirement benefits for public school teachers, university workers, and state employees. But the uncertainty continues to affect the credit outlook of schools and community colleges across the state.
Two months prior to the November election, retiring Democrat Naomi Jakobsson has thrown her support behind her party’s nominee to succeed her.
A national association dedicated to protecting academic freedom expressed deep concern over the University of Illinois’ recent withdrawal of a job offer to Steven Salaita.
Faculty at the University of Illinois Philosophy Department have approved a vote of no-confidence in Chancellor Phyllis Wise, President Robert Easter and the Board of Trustees for the cancellation of Steven Salaita’s faculty appointment.
Governor Pat Quinn's running mate is attacking Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner's budget plan for Illinois - this time targeting its impact on schools.
More than 70 colleges are under investigation for how they've handled sexual assaults. The current attention to campus sexual assault has been driven largely by student activists using social media.
Some east-central Illinois schools are once again dismissing class early Tuesday, as a humid heat wave continues.
The University of Illinois’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering began the fall semester Monday in a brand-new building.
A number of area schools have announced they're letting out early on Monday, August 25th, due to a forecasted heat index of 100 to 105. They include Champaign Central High School, which will dismiss at 1:05 today as well as Tuesday.
For the first time, University of Illinois officials are publicly defending the decision to withdraw the faculty appointment of Stephen Salaita.