SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A former Chicago charter schools executive is earning $250,000 a year to spearhead Gov. Bruce Rauner’s top education initiatives. That’s more than double what her predecessors received and places her as the highest-paid member of a Cabinet already under scrutiny for its lofty paychecks.
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URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Anita Hill has canceled a planned visit to the University of Illinois over a lawsuit against the school from a professor whose job offer was rescinded.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois officials say President Robert Easter will step down about a month early.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois President Robert Easter has recommended that university trustees approve a plan to open a new engineering-based medical school in Urbana-Champaign.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois officials say they will oppose a plan in the Legislature to abolish the 50 percent tuition waivers offered to children of school employees.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Within minutes of the buzzer at the University of Illinois’ basketball game Wednesday decorative banners in the State Farm Center started coming down. And nothing, except for construction work, will happen in the building for nine months.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Rayvonte Rice scored 23 and led Illinois to a badly needed win over Nebraska Wednesday, 69-57.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois basketball coach John Groce (GROHS) has his hands full trying to coax his team into the NCAA Tournament over the next couple of weeks. But his priorities could change in the next few days.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois has offered students more than 4,000 free tickets for its final home game Wednesday against Nebraska.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Scientists with the University of Illinois say soil temperatures across the state have been near normal on average so far this winter.