All Entries by University Relations

May 16, 2017

University initiative aims to recruit exceptional faculty

University initiative aims to attract tenured, high-achieving faculty

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April 11, 2017

Veteran Capitol Hill staffer named director of federal relations

Paul Weinberger to lead Office of Governmental Relations operations in Washington, D.C.

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March 17, 2017

University proposes new financial aid commitment

University’s plan would earmark $170M annually to keep students in state

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January 24, 2017

U of I approves base tuition freeze for in-state freshmen


Board to keep rates steady for in-state freshmen

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January 10, 2017

U of I recommends continuing tuition freeze for freshmen

For third year in a row, administrators propose no increase in base tuition for in-state students

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November 15, 2016

Legislation proposes performance-based funding for U of I system

Plan would provide predictable funding in exchange for meeting goals

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October 11, 2016

U of I staff cuts save up to $1.5M per month

University of Illinois system has reduced non-instructional staff by 3 percent

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September 20, 2016

University system reports record numbers

Significant gains in undergraduate minority enrollment

Barbara Wilson

September 20, 2016

Urbana interim chancellor named executive vice president

Barbara Wilson will advocate for university system, elevate its national profile

H. Edward Seidel

September 13, 2016

Seidel named interim vice president for research

Researcher in high-performance computing and relativity, astrophysics appointed to position

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