URBANA — Urbana school Superintendent Don Owen said he doesn't regret the legal settlement that will require the school district to continue refunding money to the Carle health system through 2018.
URBANA — University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen still says he wants to "hold the line" on tuition growth in 2016, but he's not saying yet what kind of tuition increase, if any, he will recommend later this month.
URBANA — A law firm hired by the University of Illinois to review its controversial criminal background checks policy concluded that it complies with federal equal-opportunity hiring guidelines, UI administrators said Thursday.
Less than one week into 2016, New Year's resolutions are being put to the test.
As students prepare to head back to classes at area universities and colleges this month, the lack of a state budget could be directly impacting some students' decisions on whether to attend school this upcoming semester.
CHARLESTON — Registration is open now for Lions in Winter, an annual literary festival taking place later this month on the Eastern Illinois University campus.
The festival Jan. 29 and 30 will feature readings by visiting authors, talks about the craft of writing, an editors' panel, a book fair and other activities.
WATSEKA — Iroquois County Board Chairman Kyle Anderson hopes to use federal disaster funds that might come Iroquois County's way to do something — anything — to create a longterm solution to address the county's flooding woes.
"This is the new norm, having two or three floods a year," he said.
CHAMPAIGN — On a recent trip to Africa, more than 7,000 miles from Champaign-Urbana, Imani Bazzell saw an image that reminded her of home.
A group of young women had their heads down, their attention buried in their computer pads and smartphones.
CHAMPAIGN — One of Unit 4's century-plus-old buildings got a bit of a face lift a day before students come back from break.
The large concrete steps located at Edison Middle School's main entrance, facing Green Street, were taken apart Monday for a foundation realignment.