The Chairman of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees said Mike Hogan made the university stronger in his two years as university president. Hogan offered his resignation Thursday.U of I Board Chairman Chris Kennedy said it was Hogan's decision to resign, he wasn't forced out.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is weighing in on the recent controversy between a group of University of Illinois faculty and its president. Last week, a group of 130 faculty members signed a letter calling for President Michael Hogan's resignation, saying they had no confidence in his leadership.
The University of Illinois' Board of Trustees said they want the university's president to do more to regain the faculty's support.The sentiment comes a week after 130 faculty members from the university’s Champaign-Urbana campus called for President Michael Hogan’s dismissal.