Champaign Centennial High School
(Champaign Unit 4 Schools)
April 01, 2015

Students In December Protest Involved In ‘Restorative’ Talk

Sunday's conversation that included students, parents, and public officials was the decision of State's Attorney Julia Rietz, rather than charging anyone with a crime.  The 'Black Lives Matter' protest occured outside Champaign Centennial High School Dec. 4th.


Bloomington Republican Senator Bill Brady talks with reporters last March 18.
(AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
March 23, 2015

Sen. Brady Has Plan To Privatize State Universities

The Blooomington Republican wants to privatize Illinois' public schools over a six-year period, saying they need less regulation and more freedom to make decisions.  It's a plan immediately criticized by the state's College Democrats.


Students walk past the Alma Mater statue on the University of Illinois Urbana campus in April 2014.
(AP Photo/David Mercer)
March 19, 2015

University Presidents Plead Case Before Senate Committee

A week after a House committee heard testimony from university presidents on Gov. Rauner's proposed cuts, state senators heard from administrators, including U of I President Bob Easter.


Anita Hill is interviewed at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah
(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
March 16, 2015

Anita Hill Cancels U of I Appearance Over Salaita Lawsuit

Hill was to have given the keynote address at the Faculty Women of Color in the Academy conference next month at the Urbana campus. She was also scheduled to give a lecture.


Bryan Lewis, the new director of the State Universities Retirement System, as of April 6.
(SURS)
March 13, 2015

SURS Names New Executive Director

Bryan Lewis, who currently works in North Carolina's retirement systems, starts April 6, taking over the retiring William Mabe.  SURS has about 227,000 members.


Timothy L. Killeen speaks after being introduced as the next president of the University of Illinois on May 18.
(AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
March 12, 2015

U of I Trustees Approve Medical School, Killeen Starts In May

Startup costs of the engineering-based school are estimated at $100 million.  At their meeting Thursday in Urbana, U of I Trustees also announced that President-designate Timothy Killeen will start May 18.


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