University of Illinois

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AAUP reps visit campus

URBANA — Representatives of the American Association of University Professors visited the University of Illinois on Friday as part of their investigation into the Steven Salaita case.

Updated: Group puts UI in top 10 'worst colleges for free speech'

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URBANA — The Steven Salaita saga has landed the University of Illinois on a list it probably would rather not make.

Dwindling resources, funding as Unofficial approaches

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CHAMPAIGN — At first glance, statistics from the city appear to show underage drinking may be on the downswing in Champaign.

Wise won't ask LAS to reconsider Salaita job

URBANA — Chancellor Phyllis Wise will not ask the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to review the case of Steven Salaita, the professor who lost a pending job at the University of Illinois last summer after his inflammatory tweets.

Text of Wise's email to campus

Here is the mass mail sent Thursday (Feb. 26, 2015) by Chancellor Phyllis Wise to University of Illinois faculty, academic professionals and civil service employees:

Dear Colleagues:

Gibson City to host new rural health center

GIBSON CITY — The National Center for Rural Health Professions at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford has been awarded federal funding to open four new centers, including one in Gibson City.

UI prof to discuss development of Holocaust work

URBANA — Christopher Benson will speak at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Tryon Festival Theater foyer at Krannert Center about a new play he is writing.

Critics: Fire Wise over diversity shortfall

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CHAMPAIGN — Prompted by shrinking numbers of black students at the University of Illinois, some community activists are calling on trustees not to renew Chancellor Phyllis Wise's contract.

Appointees to UI board of trustees speak out

A woman chosen to be on the University of Illinois Board of Trustees said while it's important for her to gather all the information she can before commenting too much, she said the proposed funding cut to the university is disappointing.

Updated: UI asks judge to dismiss Salaita's federal suit

URBANA — The University of Illinois has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Steven Salaita, arguing the controversial professor's claim to a job at the UI is unsubstantiated.