Speeches, Statements, Interviews

President Easter frequently gives speeches and is interviewed. See the links below for some of this remarks and comments in a variety of media.

Media and Interviews

2014

Interview with UIAA alumni magazines

Prepared remarks by University of Illinois President Robert A. Easter and U of I at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise, September 11

ACES Research Apprentice Program 25th celebration, ACES College News, Aug 11

Immigration reform key to innovative economic growth in Illinois, Illinois Science & Technology Coalition, May 30

Live with the Leaders interviews, April 2014

Chicago Rotary Club, April 15, 2014

2013

WBGZ report on speech and AgriNews story on Farm Bureau meeting held at UIC Forum, October 2013

City Club (Chicago) speech, June 26, 2013

Crain's interview following a meeting with the editorial board, April 2013

2012

WUIS interview, November 15, 2012

Speech and interview in Peoria, Oct 17, 2012

WILL interview, Oct 15, 2012

Opening remarks, media availability, July 2, 2012

Statements

On the Supreme Court decision on Fisher v University of Texas at Austin, June 24, 2013

Pension funding legislation, Dec 27, 2012

Testimony

2014

Testimony to the Illinois Senate Appropriations Committee: Prepared remarks by President Easter (PDF), March 21

Testimony to the Illinois House Appropriations Committee: Prepared remarks by President Easter (PDF), March 21

2013

Testimony to the Illinois Senate Appropriations Committee: Prepared remarks by President Robert A. Easter, March 21

2012

Testimony to the Illinois House Appropriations Committee: Prepared remarks by President-designate Robert A. Easter (PDF), April 12

U of I Video

2014 video about the University, June 2014

2103 video about the University, Nov 2013

2012 greetings to the U of I community, Dec 2012

University of Illinois Faculty, Staff, and Students

For communications to faculty, staff, and students of the University of Illinois, refer to the Messages to the University Community page.