System & University News

Read the latest news from the U of I System office and the three universities. The System News Archives provides access to older System news.


Posted on 08/09/2017

A new package of reforms that ease state purchasing regulations will improve efficiency across the University of Illinois System, saving time and money while still safeguarding the interests of taxpayers, President Tim Killeen said.

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Posted on 07/27/2017

Jon S. Davis, head of the nationally ranked accountancy department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been appointed interim director of the U of I Institute of Government and Public Affairs (IGPA), Executive Vice President and Vice President for Academic Affairs Barbara J. Wilson announced.

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Posted on 07/26/2017

Dear colleagues:

The recent state budget impasse revealed yet again that our faculty and staff are the heartbeat of the University of Illinois System. Your commitment helped us weather two years of historic funding shortfalls without diminishing our rich legacy of excellence and world-class service to students, discovery and the public good...

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Posted on 07/20/2017

Avijit Ghosh, a longtime University of Illinois administrator who has served in a variety of leadership roles, has been named interim chief financial officer of the three-university System, President Tim Killeen announced Thursday.

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News from the universities

Urbana-Champaign news | Chicago news | Springfield news

August 16, 2017

Follow @IlliniMBB on Twitter and Instagram for behind-the-scenes access.

August 16, 2017

Paul Couston’s love for making things can be traced back to “a huge case of LEGOs” he and his brother spent many Saturdays playing with at their suburban Chicago home.

August 16, 2017

Choreographer and University of Illinois dance professor Abby Zbikowski won a prestigious Juried Bessie Award this summer for her work.

August 16, 2017
Impact Award presented Aug 10
August 11, 2017
Public art from longtime UIC art professor
August 11, 2017
Klassy begins at UIC on Aug. 15.

 

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