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University Of Illinois Trustees Approve New Medical School

The unanimous vote on Thursday means the university and Urbana-based Carle Foundation hospital will negotiate the details of the hospital’s pledge to provide $100 million to the project over 10 years.

03/12/2015

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Rauner Appoints 2 To University Of Illinois Board Of Trustees

National Academy of Human Resources President Jill Smart and Northern Trust Senior Vice President Ramon Cepeda, both residents of the Chicago suburbs, will take seats on the board that oversees the university’s three campuses if their nominations are confirmed by the state Senate. Their terms would end in 2021.

02/24/2015

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Professor Sues U Of I After Losing Job Offer Over Tweets

A professor who lost a University of Illinois job offer over his profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages sued several university officials on Thursday, saying they denied his right to free speech and that the school should rehire him.

01/29/2015

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U Of I Expected To Approve In-State Tuition Freeze

Trustees meet in Chicago on Thursday and will to vote on a plan announced last week to freeze tuition for the coming school year at current rates.

01/15/2015

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University Of Illinois Mulls Freezing In-State Tuition

A board committee planned to review the proposal on Monday, and their recommendation is scheduled to go to the full board on Jan. 15.

01/05/2015

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U Of I Trustees Vote Not To Hire Professor After Controversial Tweets

University of Illinois trustees on Thursday voted not to hire a professor whose anti-Israel Twitter messages were deemed anti-Semitic by some, raising the likelihood of a lawsuit and further campus protests.

09/11/2014

U of I President Michael Hogan met with trustees Monday. (CBS)

Trustees Tell U Of I President To Mend Fences With Faculty

President Michael Hogan and trustees met behind closed doors for nearly four hours after more than 100 faculty members said they have “no confident” in Hogan’s administration. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2012