All Entries by Mike Helenthal

open book

November 19, 2013

University creates task force to promote open access

New law requires researchers to make findings freely accessible online

Robert Easter

September 17, 2013

New salary incentives for president

Trustees approve new compensation plan

dollar signs

September 17, 2013

University budget increase below rate of inflation

“We are weathering our financial challenges”

Illini Union building at the Urbana-Champaign campus

June 5, 2013

Urbana leaders resist move to revive Chief Illiniwek

Despite plea from former portrayers, “you can’t go backwards,” chancellor says

Student Trustee Ken Thomas

March 12, 2013

Sequestration puts pressure on UI budget

Pressures on the university’s budget will continue to increase in the coming year.

man filling out paperwork

March 5, 2013

Universities keep civil service exemption

Illinois public universities retain the authority to exempt certain skilled jobs from civil service.

Robert Easter

July 3, 2012

Easter starts job as UI president

“I can’t tell you the privilege I feel serving in this role,” Bob Easter told journalists and staff members Monday as he began his first official workday as 19th president of the University of Illinois.

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