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The Daybook: New U of I trustees meet for the first time

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As you can see from its web site, the page listing the trustees at the University of Illinois is looking a little skimpy. But that will change soon enough. Today the new board is meeting for the first time. Governor Pat Quinn, who single-handedly picked seven of the nine trustees, will be at the meeting. Former Chicago Inspector General David Hoffman publicly kicks off his campaign for U.S. Senate today at the Garfield Park Conservatory. And Miami Heat star/Chicago native Dwayne Wade returns to “present a gift to the William Leonard Library.” A new book? A nice Rolex? I must know what this gift is. Share your best guess in the comments.

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