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.
New information released by the University of Illinois law school indicates that the school's inflated grade inaccuracies are more serious than they first appeared. In early September, the University reported that grade point averages and median Law School Admissions Test scores of incoming law
University of Illinois officials say a law school dean of admissions is on administrative leave after the university received complaints that grade and standardized test data for the incoming class had been inflated on university literature.Tom Hardy, spokesman for the university, said the school re
The University of Illinois' main campus in Urbana-Champaign has experienced record enrollment this year.The university released its 10-day attendance figures Tuesday, showing 42,606 students are enrolled - up more than 600 from the 2010-2011 academic year.University spokeswoman Robin Kaler told the
University of Illinois President Michael Hogan says faculty at all three of the systems main campuses, including Chicago, could receive their first pay raise in three years this summer if current state budget proposals become reality.Hogan told The News-Gazette newspaper in Champaign on Monday that