Monday: Panel to discuss Illinois politics and the public university

A distinguished panel representing the leadership of the state’s flagship public university and political and public-policy experts from its faculty will discuss “Illinois Politics and the Public University” at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Panelists include Robert Easter, president of the University of Illinois; Christopher Mooney, director of the university’s Institute of Government & Public Affairs and the W. Russell Arrington Professor of State Politics at the University of Illinois at Springfield; and Dick Simpson, professor of political science at UIC. The discussion will be moderated by Mitchell Vogel, trustee of the State Universities Retirement System (SURS).


Monday, Oct. 14

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


UIC Student Center West

828 S. Wolcott Ave.

Michele M. Thompson rooms


The panel discussion is sponsored by the UIC chapter of the State University Annuitants Association and the UIC Academic Professional Advisory Committee. It will be webcast live and archived at Parking is available at the Wood Street Parking Structure, 1100 S. Wood St.

Media coverage is welcomed.


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