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Three resolutions put Hogan in crosshairs

URBANA — Faculty and student senators challenged President Michael Hogan with a trio of strongly worded resolutions Monday, citing a "failure of leadership" in the events surrounding anonymous emails linked to his former chief of staff.

Friday Forum lectures set

The theme for the Friday Forum lecture series this spring at the University YMCA will be "Creative Approaches to Global Development."

UI senate unanimous in criticism of Hogan

URBANA — Ramping up criticism of University of Illinois President Michael Hogan, the campus senate Monday unanimously passed a resolution citing a "failure of leadership" in the events surrounding anonymous emails linked to his former chief of staff.

Professor who leaked emails quits senate post

A Springfield professor who shared emails from other faculty leaders with the University of Illinois president's chief of staff has resigned from the campus senate amid a vote of no confidence by her peers.

Speaker: Mobile technology changes everything

CHAMPAIGN — If you think the Internet was revolutionary, just wait to see how mobile technology will change the world.

You won't have to wait long, said Alex Bratton, founder of Lextech Global Services and Lextech Labs.

Hays introduces bill for equal health plans in all counties

SPRINGFIELD — State Rep. Chad Hays, R-Danville, wants the choices to be equal next time state employees and retirees enroll in a new health plan.

UIS prof resigns leadership after no-confidence vote

SPRINGFIELD — The chair of the University of Illinois at Springfield faculty senate resigned from her leadership position earlier today after her colleagues approved a vote of no confidence in her leadership.

Troyer has faculty offer from Psychology Department

URBANA — Lisa Troyer, former chief of staff for University of Illinois President Michael Hogan, has been formally offered a full-time salaried faculty position at the Urbana campus, The News-Gazette has learned.

Outdoors was Easter's first love

Very much like his father, Aaron Easter loved the outdoors.

While his dad specialized in agriculture, Aaron Easter majored in forestry and took a series of jobs that kept him outside.

"That was sort of his first love," said Mike Ellis, professor of animal science and longtime friend of Aaron Easter's father, former UI Chancellor Robert Easter.

Son of UI official dies in Colorado

The son of former University of Illinois Chancellor Robert Easter has died in a snowboarding accident in Colorado.