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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - November 22, 2014

UVA Bans Fraternities Until January In Wake Of Campus Rape Article

By Bill Chappell

University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan in April.

Citing "great sorrow, great rage" and "great determination," University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan says she's suspending all the school's fraternities until Jan. 9.


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - November 20, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

U of I Entomologist Berenbaum Honored At White House

By Jeff Bossert

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(Duration: 3:06)

U of I Professor May Berenbaum with President Obama

A University of Illinois professor who studies declining bee colonies was honored Thursday by President Obama.  May Berenbaum was among 19 recipients at the White House.

Categories: Education, Science, Technology

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Who’s Tim Killeen? Meet U of I’s 20th President

By Hannah Meisel, Scott Cameron and Jeff Bossert

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Incoming University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen addresses the Urbana campus at the Illini Union on Wednesday as outgoing President Bob Easter looks on.

The University of Illinois will have a new president come July after an eight month search and years of short-term leadership. The search committee picked State University of New York's Timothy Killeen for his success in research, and his experience dealing with tough fiscal situations.

Categories: Education, Government




WILL - Illinois Public Media News - November 14, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Kilgore Could Return To U Of I, Following Trustees’ Decision

By Jim Meadows; additional reporting by Scott Cameron

James Kilgore

James Kilgore could return to teaching at the University of Illinois, despite controversy over a past felony conviction. The Board of Trustees has said it’s leaving decisions on hiring him to those at the campus level.



WILL - Illinois Public Media News - November 13, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

U of I Trustees Wrap-Up: $180K Bonus For Easter, Gov. Quinn’s Budget Pitch, Med School Plans

By Hannah Meisel, With Additional Reporting from the Associated Press

University of Illinois Trustees Thursday apporoved $180,000 in incentive-based compensation for President Bob Easter.  That amount would be paid to the president within 30 days.


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