Speeches, Statements, InterviewsPresident Tim Killeen

University of Illinois President Timothy L. Killeen is frequently interviewed, gives speeches, and issues statements. Many of these are listed below. 

For communications to faculty, staff, and students, refer to the Messages to the U of I System community page.

2018

Speeches and Statements

Video: speech at University of Illinois Foundation annual meeting, September 21

Remarks, Board of Trustees meeting, September 27

Remarks, Board of Trustees meeting, July 19 

Remarks, video, Discovery Partners Institute press conference, June 19

Video: City Club of Chicago speech, June 6

Statement in Observance of Memorial Day, May 25

Remarks, Board of Trustees meeting, May 17

Remarks, Illinois House Appropriations Committee, April 11 View House handouts

Remarks, Illinois Senate Appropriations Committee, April 5 View Senate handouts

Statement on Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) movement, March 15 

Remarks, Board of Trustees meeting, March 15

Interviews

Crain's Chicago Business, July 13

Chicago Tribune editorial board, July 10

State-Journal Register video interview, April 5

2017

Speeches and Statements

Letter to House and Senate conferees re: draft tax reform bill, December 6

Remarks, Board of Trustees meeting, November 16 

Remarks, DPI announcement, October 19

Remarks (video), With Illinois campaign launch event, October 13

Remarks, Board of Trustees meeting, September 7

Remarks, Board of Trustees meeting, July 13

Guest Commentary: A model for environmental sustainability, News-Gazette, June 25

Commencement remarks, May 

Statement regarding State of Illinois budget, February 17

Statement regarding Executive Order on Immigration, January 30

Interviews

Illinois Public Media, June

2016

Speeches

Remarks, Board of Trustees meeting, September 8

Remarks, Board of Trustees meeting, May 19

Remarks, Illinois Senate Appropriations Committee, March 17

Remarks, Board of Trustees meeting, January 21

Interviews

WCIA-TV, October 5

The 21st, Illini Public Media, August 16

Chicago Tribune, July 15

News-Gazette, June 29

2015

Speeches

Presentation at Adler Planetarium, June 17

City Club speech and slides, Chicago, June 3; Video

Interviews

Chicago Tonight, November 17

Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette, May 17

Chicago Tribune, May 15

UIAA alumni magazines, April 9