CHAMPAIGN — South Side Elementary School neighbors and Country Fair business owners can rest easy, for now.
A new high school will not be built on either of those sites, Unit 4's special facilities committee decided Thursday evening.
University of Illinois President Tim Killeen's remarks as prepared for delivery to a state Senate committee on higher education. Provided by the UI:
URBANA — The former Washington Early Childhood School, vacant since August 2013, could be yours for as little as $450,000.
PAXTON — The Ford County Public Health Department, facing the prospect of having too little cash on hand to pay its employees come June, is considering temporarily closing its doors to the public until the necessary money can be obtained.
MONTICELLO — Vic Zimmerman isn't sure where Monticello schools' facilities plan goes from here, but it probably won't include a third request of voters to pay for a new high school.
CHAMPAIGN — Unit 4 architects will unveil conceptual site plans tonight for building a new Central High School at four city sites — including the longtime current home of the Maroons.
The sites include the 80 acres of district-owned farmland along Interstate Drive and the three infill locations most popular among members of a newly-formed, facilities-focused committee:
UI President Tim Killeen says he hopes to have a new Urbana chancellor on board by the start of school in the fall.
Speaking after today's UI Board of Trustees' meeting, Killeen said the hope is to have interviews with finalists by July.
Benedictine University announced that Sarah Oprondek of Fairbury and Christopher James Branson of Philo were named to the dean's list for the fall term.