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University of Illinois

UI's Berenbaum receives National Medal of Science

President Barack Obama today awarded University of Illinois Professor May Berenbaum the National Medal of Science, the nation’s highest honor for achievement and leadership in advancing the field of science.
Berenbaum is one of the world’s foremost entomologists. 
The White House will

Advice from an expert, what others are saying, and Big Ten salaries compared

With Timothy Killeen sure to get tugged in every direction early on, we asked former UI President Stanley Ikenberry: Who are the first five groups of people the new boss should see?

Illinois bands corner


7 p.m.: Men's Basketball Band at Illinois vs. Austin Peay, State Farm Center.


Marching Illini at Illinois vs. Penn State, Memorial Stadium

Killeen 'awestruck' upon entering Illini Union

URBANA — Way back in the summer, when the presidential search committee was just getting underway, members invited University of Illinois president Bob Easter to reflect on the leadership qualities they should look for in the next president.

Easter spoke about integrity, a willingness to be educated and the ability to be a team player.

Terms of UI's offer to Killeen

Here is Christopher Kennedy's letter to Timothy Killeen with the offer to be president of the University of Illinois, as well as salary and perks explained.
Killeen will receive a sal

New UI president to be introduced today

The next University of Illinois president planned to visit the school's three campuses today to meet his future colleagues, faculty, students and constituents.

The UI scheduled press conferences in Chicago, Springfield and Urbana to announce the school's 20th president.

Officials remained tight-lipped Tuesday on their choice.

Announcement coming Wednesday on next UI president

The University of Illinois will announce its 20th president Wednesday at a series of press conferences on its three campuses.

Salaita sues UI over access to documents

URBANA — Steven Salaita has sued the University of Illinois after being denied a request for public documents about the process that led to his not being hired..

Here is a copy of the lawsuit with its attachments.

Report: UI third most open campus to international students

URBANA — A report due out Monday says the University Illinois had the third-most international students of any campus in 2013-14.

Naming of next UI president: 'I anticipate it would not be very long'

The next University of Illinois president, whoever it is, will walk into an office full of challenges.

A state awash in red ink. The prospect of significant budget cuts without an income tax extension. Precarious credit ratings. A decline in research funding. Tuition rates beyond the reach of many families.