Julie Wurth is a reporter covering the University of Illinois at The News-Gazette. Her email is firstname.lastname@example.org, and you can follow her on Twitter (@jawurth).
We have to take this seriously, take precautions and make preparations. But take a beat, and don’t panic.
It’s a new decade at the University of Illinois, but some familiar topics remain high on the agenda.
The keynote speaker for Friday’s event in Urbana, an emergency-room physician who has written books, appeared on national talk shows and is the youngest physician to receive the National Medical Association’s highest honor, talked with The News-Gazette about his journey, his heroes and his advice for young people.
So far, administrators aren’t saying what they will propose. But they’ve noted recently that faculty hiring hasn’t kept up with enrollment gains, partly because the tuition freeze has limited income growth.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced seven appointees to the board on Monday, pending confirmation by the Illinois Senate.
CHAMPAIGN — Premier Cooperative Inc. has donated $5,000 to support the annual Agriscience Fair at the Illinois Association FFA state convention.
On Friday, crews pulled down the old marquee above the doors at 51 Main St., C, including the faded sign for the Illini Theater, an adult movie house that operated in the building for 35 years before it was turned into a bar/nightclub.
Maynard Brichford, who died Saturday at age 93, essentially created the University Archives and made it a destination for records from notable authors, scientists and alumni.
The increase is only about a third of the level reported at this time last year, when they planned to boost college hiring by almost 17 percent, according to the organization’s annual Job Outlook survey.