U of I Athletic Director Mike Thomas and Urbana Chancellor Phyllis Wise address reporters in her  campus office in Champaign Monday.
(Jeff Bossert/WILL)
August 03, 2015

U of I Chancellor, AD: No Personnel Changes From Women’s Basketball Lawsuit

U of I Urbana Chancellor Phyllis Wise and Athletic Director Mike Thomas don't expect any further personnel changes, but do say women's basketball and other sports will follow recommendations from its independent investigation.  Meanwhile, the attorney filing the $10 million lawsuit agaist the university said it will stand, with little expectation for a 'thorough, unbiased investigation.'


University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen
(University of Illinois)
July 28, 2015

U Of I Delays Raises Until State Budget Impasse Is Settled

University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen says university personnel will begin the new academic year at their present salaries, because the uncertainty about the U of I's state appropriation makes is difficult to plan ahead.


Pemberton Hall, Eastern Illinois University
(Wikimedia Commons)
July 15, 2015

Budget Woes Force Layoffs, Furloughs at EIU

Twenty-six annually contracted faculty have already been told they won't be reappointed, while some positions won't be filled.  Some Administration and Professional employees will be required as many as 14 furlough days.


A flow chart laying out the goals of the Smart Energy Design Assistance Program.
(Smart Energy Design Assistance Center)
July 04, 2015

Budget Stalemate Extends To U of I Energy Research

The Smart Energy Design Assistance Center is one of a few areas funded differently on the U of I campus - with money passing through a state agency.   It shut its doors Tuesday, laying off 50 people.


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