Trustees at the University of Illinois have approved a $15.5 million project to build a 20.5-acre solar farm to help power the Urbana-Champaign campus.The Champaign News-Gazette reports that the solar-power facility will be built on land now used by the College of Agriculture
The University of Illinois has spent almost $6 million on search firms over the last nine years to fill open positions as it increasingly turns to outside firms instead of relying on faculty search committees to find candidates.For example, The Champaign News-Gazette found that the universi
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.
The head of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees announced Thursday that president Michael Hogan is resigning.The announcement came in an email sent from Board Chair Christopher Kennedy.“It has been a distinct honor and privilege to serve as President of the University of Illinois,” Hogan sa
University of Illinois President Michael Hogan and the school's CFO say they need the state to at least hold funding at current levels.Hogan and CFO Walter Knorr told lawmakers during an appropriations hearing Monday in Chicago that Gov.
Lately higher education has been getting a lot of bad press. Close to home, the University of Illinois has been accused of creating a separate admissions track that allowed sub-par but politically connected students to be admitted into the undergraduate program and the law school.