John Bambenek
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After Withdrawal Of IBHE Nomination, Rauner Names Bambenek to Comm College Board

Two days after withdrawing his nomination to the state Board of Higher Education, Governor Bruce Rauner has appointed John Bambenek to a similar panel. The governor on Friday named the University of Illinois cybersecurity lecturer to the Illinois Community College Board. Bambanek wouldn’t comment on Rauner’s earlier decision, but says he’s grateful for the chance to serve.

U of I faculty member John Bambenek, a former Illinois Senate candidate and Champaign School Board member

U Of I Professors Protest Gov. Rauner’s IBHE Nomination

Some faculty aren't happy with the appointment of former Republican Senate candidate and Champaign Unit 4 School Board member John Bambenek to the Illinois Board of Higher Education.  Members of the Urbana campus Senate Executive Committee are drafting a letter protesting the nomination to the Rauner administration.

Bambenek Chosen For Vacant Unit 4 Seat

John Bambenek has been selected to fill the Champaign Unit 4 School Board seat recently vacated by Scott McAdam, who left for health-related reasons.

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