December 5, 2012Faculty participation is ‘fundamental,’ university president says
Faculty participation in university governance is “fundamental to our long-term success,” University President Bob Easter told UIC faculty members Thursday at the UIC Senate meeting.
November 20, 2012Brundage Scholarships Available
University of Illinois students who excel in both academics and athletics are encouraged to enter the 2013-2014 Avery Brundage Scholarship competition.
November 7, 2012Role of student trustee: serving as voice of UIC community
When you are walking around campus you may be wondering what the role of student trustee is.
October 10, 2012U of I Foundation Names Top Fundraiser President, CEO
The University of Illinois Foundation has selected Thomas J. Farrell, former vice president for alumni relations and development at the University of Chicago, as its new president and CEO. He assumes leadership of the foundation, which secures and administers private gifts for the three campuses of the university, on Jan. 1.
October 10, 2012Consequences of amending Constitution
On Nov. 6, the citizens of Illinois will be asked to vote on a proposal to amend the state constitution. The changes wrought by Constitutional Amendment 49 would affect every state university.
September 12, 2012U of I trustees approve FY13 budget
The U of I Board of Trustees approved a $5.4 billion budget for fiscal year 2013 — a 3.7 percent increase in day-to-day operating costs.
July 19, 2012U of I Board Seats Student Trustees
Kenneth Thomas, UIC Honors College senior majoring in political science, was among three students seated to serve on the University of Illinois Board of Trustees for 2012-13 at a ceremony Thursday at the board’s July meeting in Chicago.
July 18, 2012Merit-based salary increases approved, despite tight budget
Although the University of Illinois faces a reduction in its state appropriation, careful fiscal planning means a 2 percent merit-based salary increase for employees.
July 3, 2012Easter 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.
May 24, 2012U of I Foundation Closes Campaign, Tops Goal with $2.4 Billion
The University of Illinois closed out its eight-year Brilliant Futures Campaign with gifts and pledges of nearly $2.43 billion — 8 percent more than the $2.25 billion goal.