News Coverage: University of Illinois


March 23, 2012 @ 12:29 PM

Outgoing U. of I. president Hogan to be paid $285K as prof

Chicago Tribune/

Michael Hogan
Michael Hogan
Departing U of I President Michael Hogan will be paid a starting salary of $285,100 per year as a history professor if his new contract is approved by trustees today, according to university documents.

  • U of I's next prez to be paid much less than predecessor [Crains]
  • Kennedy defends Hogan's brief presidency at U of I [WBEZ]

March 05, 2012 @ 5:54 PM

U. of I. chairman: President wants to mend rift with faculty


University of Illinois board chairman Christopher Kennedy expressed confidence Monday that embattled university president Michael Hogan can repair a fractured relationship with faculty at the state’s flagship university.

March 05, 2012 @ 6:30 AM

U. of I. trustees to hold emergency meeting Monday

Chicago Tribune/

The University of Illinois' board of trustees plans to hold a closed-door emergency meeting Monday morning following recent turmoil at the institution, including 130 of the school's most high-profile faculty calling for the president's resignation.

February 08, 2012 @ 6:00 AM

Embattled University of Illinois staffer stays on amid controversy

Chicago Tribune/

University of Illinois president Michael Hogan’s embattled former chief of staff is to be paid $109,000 a year as a tenured psychologyfaculty member, though campus officials might challenge her employment.

November 09, 2011 @ 1:30 AM

U. of I. probe of law school reveals intense culture, falsified data

Chicago Tribune/

By admitting high-achieving students in their junior years, without a law school entrance exam, the students' high GPAs would be included in U of I law school's class profile but no test scores could potentially drag down the class. "That way, I can trap about 20 of the little bastards with high GPA's that count and no LSAT score to count against my median," admissions dean Paul Pless boasted in a 2008 e-mail.

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