System News Archives

This page archives past U of I System news stories . To see stories 2016 to the present, visit the System Newsroom.

2015 news releases

Dec 16
U of I awarded $5.5 million Department of Defense grant 

Nov 12
U of I trustees call for approval of state budget
University of Illinois, Steven Salaita to settle litigation
Board item 21 (settlement)

Oct 28
U of I impact: $13.9 billion in annual income to Illinois economy 

Oct 19
President Killeen announces $24 million in cost-saving initiatives

Sep 10
U of I trustees approve employee background checks 

Sep 8
U of I reports record enrollment 

Aug 14
Chancellor Wise says she will resign, resume tenured faculty role

Aug 12
Wise reassigned; Wilson to be acting chancellor
Barbara J. Wilson recommended as interim chancellor of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus 
Biography Image available for download

Aug 7
Potential FOIA compliance issue discovered and reviewed 
Supplemental Release

Aug 6
Phyllis M. Wise steps aside as Urbana-Champaign campus chancellor 

Jul 23
Trustees finalize agreement for new medical school in Urbana

Jun 24
Killeen to head Illinois Science & Technology Coalition board

Jun 16
Diverse business opportunity fair (from the Procurement Diversity office)

Jun 3
Killeen redirects $8.2 million for student programs

May 27
Public universities advocate for state funding support 

May 7
Easter awarded Trustees' Distinguished Service Medallion
Presentation from the advisory task force on the College of Medicine to the Academic and Student Affairs committee (PDF), May 6

Apr 1
U of I issues "sheltered market" request for proposals for IT

Mar 12
Trustees approve new medical school in Urbana

Mar 11
Easter recommends approval of Urbana medical school (Text of statement available)

Feb 18
Statement from University of Illinois President Robert Easter

Jan 29
A statement by the University re Steven Salaita complaint

Jan 15

Trustees formally approve U of I president, UIC chancellor

No base tuition increase for in-state, U of I freshman
McMillan elected U of I Board chairman

Jan 5
U of I recommends no base tuition increase for in-state freshman