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Survey shows university admin pay on the rise

Compensation for public university presidents continues to climb, with five executives earning more than $1 million in the 2014-15 academic year, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Pay for public university presidents or chancellors rose 4.3 percent in fiscal 2015, with the median now up to $431,000, based on the group's annual survey.

Revolutionary act

Over the three preceding summers, Urbana High School drama director Tim Broeker went to New York to attend the Broadway Teachers Workshop.

He thought about not going this year — until he discovered that among the four shows workshop participants would see was "Hamilton," the hottest ticket in town.

Even with freeze, UI will keep 2nd place among Big Ten public universities for tuition, fees

With another tuition freeze on tap for the coming school year and beyond, how does the University of Illinois stack up to its Big Ten peers on costs?

For the academic year just ended, Illinois again had the second-highest tuition and fees combined among public universities.

Council to consider changes to accommodate Central renovation

CHAMPAIGN — The closure of multiple streets, a pedestrian bridge and possible zoning variances — all items that need to be done for a renovated Central High School to become a reality, but none that can be completed without approval from the Champaign City Council.

UPDATED: New dean named for ACES

CHAMPAIGN — The next dean of the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences will be a UI alum — and the first woman to hold that post.

Since You Asked: International Prep Academy status

TODAY'S ONLINE QUESTION: What is International Prep Academy and is it really in as bad shape as the ancient Central, Dr. Howard, South Side and Edison?

It's been an elementary school for 59 years, but in the last six, the building on West Kirby Avenue has seen a larger variety of students walking its halls than any other elementary in the district.

Unit 4 fills 6 administrator positions

CHAMPAIGN — In a musical-chairs rearrangement of school leaders, the Unit 4 school board approved six administrative appointments this week, most as interim positions.

After delays, scandal, fraternity to break ground

CHAMPAIGN — Three years after Lambda Chi Alpha alums started working on plans to replace a beloved but worn-out chapter house at the University of Illinois, the project is moving forward.

Just 1 question: What's important about nutrition?

DANVILLE — This week, 15 Danville schools students are sharpening their culinary chops at "Cooking for Success," the school district's first culinary camp for Kids.