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Berkshire Eagle
Contract extended for Pittsfield schools Superintendent Jason McCandlessPITTSFIELD >> Once again, the School Committee has extended the contract
Contract extended for Pittsfield schools Superintendent Jason McCandless
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 11 hours ago
PITTSFIELD >> Once again, the School Committee has extended the contract of Superintendent Jason "Jake" McCandless — and once again he is turning town a raise built into his original contract. The committee this week approved a contract... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Academic achievement: Local students make the gradeStudents are recognized with dean's list honors for maintaining a cumulative 3.
Academic achievement: Local students make the grade
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 12 hours ago
Students are recognized with dean's list honors for maintaining a cumulative 3.4 grade point average or higher for the full academic year. Founded in 1847, Lawrence University uniquely integrates a college of liberal arts and sciences with a... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies officially a majorWomen’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies officially a major UH Women’s, Gender an
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies officially a major
The Daily Cougar / Posted 21 hours ago
Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies officially a major UH Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies program was introduced in 1991 as a minor. In 2006, WGSS added a minor in LGBT Studies. This year marks a momentous milestone, as the program is now... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Project helps youth with self esteem, identityPITTSFIELD >> Gifted. Calm. Humorous. Cool. Honest. These are among the w
Project helps youth with self esteem, identity
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
PITTSFIELD >> Gifted. Calm. Humorous. Cool. Honest. These are among the words Berkshire County teenagers used to describe themselves in the form of word collages in a new art installation, "Who Am I?" The exhibition exemplifies the... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
MCLA staff welcome newcomers. kicks off new year with breakfast conferenceNORTH ADAMS >> Access to higher education and affordability are on James
MCLA staff welcome newcomers. kicks off new year with breakfast conference
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 3 days ago
NORTH ADAMS >> Access to higher education and affordability are on James C. Clemmer's radar. The interim Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts president said he is committed to offering students the best education, despite a state budget that... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
UF receives record in research fundingThe University of Florida received $706.8 million in research awards last year,
UF receives record in research funding
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 3 days ago
The University of Florida received $706.8 million in research awards last year, surpassing the previous record set in fiscal year 2014 by $5.1 million. Among the highlights of the 2015 fiscal year, which ended June 30, was a record $102 million in... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Workshops at the Conn. State Museum of Natural History this fallFrom a press release: STORRS — The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History
Workshops at the Conn. State Museum of Natural History this fall
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
From a press release: STORRS — The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History is offering a number of exciting workshops, family activities, field learning programs, and notable presentations this fall. Human's Nature: Looking Closer at the... Read more
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South Maryland News
Virginia Tech announces dean’s listThe following local students were named to the dean’s list at Virginia Tech for
Virginia Tech announces dean’s list
South Maryland News / Posted 4 days ago
The following local students were named to the dean’s list at Virginia Tech for the spring 2015 semester: • Peter L. Ekelund of Chesapeake Beach, a junior majoring in history in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences; • Gunnar C. Arnesen of... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Ohio State administrator a finalist for president at IowaAn Ohio State University administrator is one of the four finalists to become p
Ohio State administrator a finalist for president at Iowa
KWWL Iowa / Posted 5 days ago
An Ohio State University administrator is one of the four finalists to become president of the University of Iowa. The Iowa Board of Regents said Sunday that Joseph Steinmetz will visit the campus in Iowa City on Monday to meet faculty and students.... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Ohio State administrator a finalist for president at IowaA nationally known behavioral neuroscientist with experience as professor, dean
Ohio State administrator a finalist for president at Iowa
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 5 days ago
A nationally known behavioral neuroscientist with experience as professor, dean, and provost at major research institutions — most recently Ohio State University — is the third finalist for the job of 21st University of Iowa president. The state... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Ohio State administrator a finalist for president at IowaIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - An Ohio State University administrator is one of the fou
Ohio State administrator a finalist for president at Iowa
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 5 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - An Ohio State University administrator is one of the four finalists to become president of the University of Iowa. The Iowa Board of Regents said Sunday that Joseph Steinmetz will visit the campus in Iowa City on Monday to... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Ohio State administrator a finalist for president at IowaIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - An Ohio State University administrator is one of the fou
Ohio State administrator a finalist for president at Iowa
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 5 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - An Ohio State University administrator is one of the four finalists to become president of the University of Iowa. The Iowa Board of Regents said Sunday that Joseph Steinmetz will visit the campus in Iowa City on Monday to... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio State administrator a finalist for president at IowaIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - An Ohio State University administrator is one of the fou
Ohio State administrator a finalist for president at Iowa
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 5 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - An Ohio State University administrator is one of the four finalists to become president of the University of Iowa. The Iowa Board of Regents said Sunday that Joseph Steinmetz will visit the campus in Iowa City on Monday to... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Ohio State administrator a finalist for president at IowaIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - An Ohio State University administrator is one of the fou
Ohio State administrator a finalist for president at Iowa
KTTC Rochester / Posted 5 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - An Ohio State University administrator is one of the four finalists to become president of the University of Iowa. The Iowa Board of Regents said Sunday that Joseph Steinmetz will visit the campus in Iowa City on Monday to... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Ohio State administrator a finalist for president at IowaIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - An Ohio State University administrator is one of the fou
Ohio State administrator a finalist for president at Iowa
KWWL Iowa / Posted 5 days ago
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - An Ohio State University administrator is one of the four finalists to become president of the University of Iowa. The Iowa Board of Regents said Sunday that Joseph Steinmetz will visit the campus in Iowa City on Monday to... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Colleges welcome students back for new yearPITTSFIELD >> Students returning to Berkshire County colleges this fall w
Colleges welcome students back for new year
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 6 days ago
PITTSFIELD >> Students returning to Berkshire County colleges this fall will find new faculty, new majors — and they may even see a hard hat or two. Classes begin on Wednesday at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, followed by Berkshire... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
College roundup: UMaine field hockey team rolls by LaSalle in openerLOWELL, Massachusetts — Senior wing Marissa Shaw from Plymouth and junior midfi
College roundup: UMaine field hockey team rolls by LaSalle in opener
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
LOWELL, Massachusetts — Senior wing Marissa Shaw from Plymouth and junior midfielder Sydney Veljacic each scored a pair of goals as the University of Maine spotted LaSalle University the game’s first goal before rallying for a season-opening 5-1... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
No bail for North Adams man accused of ambush assault at MCLANORTH ADAMS >> A city man is being held without bail for allegedly assaul
No bail for North Adams man accused of ambush assault at MCLA
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 7 days ago
NORTH ADAMS >> A city man is being held without bail for allegedly assaulting and choking an unsuspecting victim during an ambush in a Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts campus bathroom in June. Jordan McDonald, 26, allegedly jumped out... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Chair appointed to panel reviewing name of MTSU buildingMURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - A professor at Middle Tennessee State University has
Chair appointed to panel reviewing name of MTSU building
WSMV Nashville / Posted 7 days ago
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - A professor at Middle Tennessee State University has been appointed to lead a panel that will review the name of a campus building honoring Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest. The university said in June that it would... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
MTSU becomes latest Tennessee entity to confront Nathan Bedford Forrest imageMURFREESBORO — A professor at Middle Tennessee State University has been appoin
MTSU becomes latest Tennessee entity to confront Nathan Bedford Forrest image
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 7 days ago
MURFREESBORO — A professor at Middle Tennessee State University has been appointed to lead a panel that will review the name of a campus building honoring Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest. The university said in June that it would engage the... Read more
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Business Wire
Mark Jackson Appointed Director of Athletics at Villanova UniversityVILLANOVA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Villanova University announced that Mark Jacks
Mark Jackson Appointed Director of Athletics at Villanova University
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
VILLANOVA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Villanova University announced that Mark Jackson has been appointed the school’s Director of Athletics. Jackson, who most recently served as the Senior Associate Director of Athletics and Chief Innovation Officer at... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Chair appointed to panel reviewing name of MTSU buildingMURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - A professor at Middle Tennessee State University has
Chair appointed to panel reviewing name of MTSU building
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 7 days ago
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - A professor at Middle Tennessee State University has been appointed to lead a panel that will review the name of a campus building honoring Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest. The university said in June that it would... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Chair appointed to panel reviewing name of MTSU buildingMURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - A professor at Middle Tennessee State University has
Chair appointed to panel reviewing name of MTSU building
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 7 days ago
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - A professor at Middle Tennessee State University has been appointed to lead a panel that will review the name of a campus building honoring Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest. The university said in June that it would... Read more
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The University Star
University Police Department receives funding for Citizen's Police AcademyThe University Police Department’s inaugural class of the 13-week Citizen’s Pol
University Police Department receives funding for Citizen's Police Academy
The University Star / Posted 9 days ago
The University Police Department’s inaugural class of the 13-week Citizen’s Police Academy graduated Aug. 25 with a second group on the horizon for the spring semester. UPD officials said the academy is intended to educate faculty and students about... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
County Fare: Winner fulfills his promise to brotherWhen Pittsfield resident James Mack first won a key to qualify him for the runn
County Fare: Winner fulfills his promise to brother
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 10 days ago
When Pittsfield resident James Mack first won a key to qualify him for the running to win a brand new Toyota Highlander, he told his brother Joseph Mack, "If I win in a couple of weeks, you'll be riding in luxury." And win he did. So on Wednesday... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Faculty leaders: Rehire SalaitaUpdated 10:16 p.m. Monday Aug. 24 URBANA — With a new president in place and t
Faculty leaders: Rehire Salaita
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
Updated 10:16 p.m. Monday Aug. 24 URBANA — With a new president in place and the abrupt departure of two top campus administrators, some University of Illinois faculty leaders are hoping there might be a change in heart on the Steven Salaita... Read more
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WPDE Myrtle Beach - Florence
New school and first doctoral degree planned at Francis Marion UniversityFLORENCE – Francis Marion University President Dr. Fred Carter presented an arr
New school and first doctoral degree planned at Francis Marion University
WPDE Myrtle Beach - Florence / Posted 11 days ago
FLORENCE – Francis Marion University President Dr. Fred Carter presented an array of new initiatives designed to continue FMU’s expansion and the enhancement of its faculty at the university’s faculty breakfast on campus Monday morning. He also... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Faculty leaders: Rehire SalaitaWith a change in leadership at the University of Illinois, faculty leaders are
Faculty leaders: Rehire Salaita
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
With a change in leadership at the University of Illinois, faculty leaders are hoping there is a change in heart in the case of Steven Salaita. On Sunday, 41 executive officers of university departments and academic units signed a letter asking UI... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Former Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson looks back on a lifetime of pushing for changeAs summer rain clouds move in on Savannah State University on a recent afternoo
Former Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson looks back on a lifetime of pushing for change
Savannah Morning News / Posted 13 days ago
As summer rain clouds move in on Savannah State University on a recent afternoon, Otis Johnson shuffles through papers in his office inside the Asa H. Gordon Library. Johnson, the university’s scholar in residence, has a lot on his mind. Enough to... Read more
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Salon.com
Atheists are no less moral: The sad delusion of the Christian Evangelical movementThis article originally appeared on When most people thinks about Las Vegas th
Atheists are no less moral: The sad delusion of the Christian Evangelical movement
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
This article originally appeared on When most people thinks about Las Vegas they picture some combination of gambling, burlesque, night clubs and legalized prostitution—the pleasures that earned Vegas the nickname Sin City. But when Sociologist Lori... Read more
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Bennington Banner
After $15 million upgrade, Bowman Hall poised for use at MCLANORTH ADAMS, MASS. >> Contractors are putting the finishing touches on th
After $15 million upgrade, Bowman Hall poised for use at MCLA
Bennington Banner / Posted 14 days ago
NORTH ADAMS, MASS. >> Contractors are putting the finishing touches on the $15 million renovation of Bowman Hall at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. State-of-the-art technology, all new furnishings and new study areas are new to the... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Drug dealing charges dropped, evidence inadmissableNORTH ADAMS >> Two students arrested last year in connection to a marijua
Drug dealing charges dropped, evidence inadmissable
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 14 days ago
NORTH ADAMS >> Two students arrested last year in connection to a marijuana investigation on the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts campus have had their charges dismissed. In a 17-page decision issued on July 10, Judge Paul Vrabel ruled... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Chico State president to retire in 2016The president of California State University, Chico says he plans to retire aft
Chico State president to retire in 2016
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 15 days ago
The president of California State University, Chico says he plans to retire after the 2015-2016 school year. President Paul J. Zingg made the announcement to faculty and staff during his annual fall convocation address. He is entering his 13th... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Chico State President announces retirementPresident Paul J. Zingg of California State University, Chico announced on Thur
Chico State President announces retirement
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 15 days ago
President Paul J. Zingg of California State University, Chico announced on Thursday his plans to retire at the end of the 2015-16 academic year. Zingg made the announcement to faculty and staff during his annual fall convocation address. He is... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
After $15 million upgrade, Bowman Hall poised for use at MCLANORTH ADAMS >> Contractors are putting the finishing touches on the $15 m
After $15 million upgrade, Bowman Hall poised for use at MCLA
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 15 days ago
NORTH ADAMS >> Contractors are putting the finishing touches on the $15 million renovation of Bowman Hall at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. State-of-the-art technology, all new furnishings and new study areas are new to the main... Read more
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The Daily Texan
International Relations and Global Studies Department should have its own career services programMany students choose liberal arts majors as stepping stones for law school or g
International Relations and Global Studies Department should have its own career services program
The Daily Texan / Posted 17 days ago
Many students choose liberal arts majors as stepping stones for law school or graduate school. However, some students want to start their careers in their particular fields right after graduation. This is especially true among students majoring in... Read more
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PhysOrg
As US border enforcement increases, Mexican migration patterns shift, new research showsThis map shows how states' shares of Mexican immigrants changed from 1994 to 20
As US border enforcement increases, Mexican migration patterns shift, new research shows
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
This map shows how states' shares of Mexican immigrants changed from 1994 to 2011. New research has found that increased border enforcement alters traditional settlement patterns and leads more Mexican immigrants to settle in states beyond the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Improved hurricane models could save lives, moneyEach hurricane season brings varying levels of storms and destruction. The 2005
Improved hurricane models could save lives, money
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
Each hurricane season brings varying levels of storms and destruction. The 2005 Atlantic Coast hurricane season was the most devastating to the region in recorded history, and in 2011 Hurricane Irene (pictured) was the 10th billion-dollar disaster to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lecturer Wants Students Study History, Int'l RelationsThe Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at the Cuttington U
Lecturer Wants Students Study History, Int'l Relations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
The Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at the Cuttington University in Suakoko, Bong County is calling on students to take advantage of the newly-established Department of History and International Relations at the... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Pittsfield City Council candidate Kathy Lloyd launches her campaignPITTSFIELD >> Political newcomer Katherine "Kathy" Lloyd says she wants t
Pittsfield City Council candidate Kathy Lloyd launches her campaign
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 21 days ago
PITTSFIELD >> Political newcomer Katherine "Kathy" Lloyd says she wants to "bring a fresh, positive face to the City Council." The businesswoman, who with her husband, Gabriel Lloyd, operates the How We Roll food truck, is challenging... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
University of Illinois dismisses chancellor, names interimCHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The University of Illinois has named Barbara Wilson as inter
University of Illinois dismisses chancellor, names interim
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 22 days ago
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The University of Illinois has named Barbara Wilson as interim chancellor following the release of secret emails sent by the school's former chancellor. Phyllis wise announced she would step down from her position last week. It... Read more
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Rappler
Grace Poe attempts to break the wheelDaenerys Targaryen: Lannister, Targaryen, Baratheon, Stark, Tyrell they're all
Grace Poe attempts to break the wheel
Rappler / Posted 22 days ago
Daenerys Targaryen: Lannister, Targaryen, Baratheon, Stark, Tyrell they're all just spokes on a wheel. This one’s on top, then that one’s on top and on and on it spins crushing those on the ground. Tyrion Lannister: It's a beautiful dream, stopping... Read more
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Northwest Herald
U of Illinois to dismiss chancellor, rejects $400,000 bonusThe letter says her salary will remain at her current $549,069 a year until the
U of Illinois to dismiss chancellor, rejects $400,000 bonus
Northwest Herald / Posted 23 days ago
The letter says her salary will remain at her current $549,069 a year until the dismissal process is complete. That could take a couple of months, university spokesman Tom Hardy said. After that she would be paid the faculty salary that was part of... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Non-Tenure Faculty Support Dean Wilson's Appointment -Updated: Wednesday, August 12 2015, 10:04 PM CDT URBANA- Members of the Univer
Non-Tenure Faculty Support Dean Wilson's Appointment -
FOX Illinois / Posted 23 days ago
Updated: Wednesday, August 12 2015, 10:04 PM CDT URBANA- Members of the University of Illinois non-tenure faculty union are pleased with the president Timothy Killeen has appointment of Barbara Wilson as acting Interim Chancellor while they search... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Bonus Rejected, Acting Interim Chancellor Appointed -Updated: Wednesday, August 12 2015, 10:05 PM CDT URBANA- An almost two-hour lo
Bonus Rejected, Acting Interim Chancellor Appointed -
FOX Illinois / Posted 23 days ago
Updated: Wednesday, August 12 2015, 10:05 PM CDT URBANA- An almost two-hour long meeting of The Board of Trustees Executive Committee, lead to a 3-0 vote rejecting Chancellor Phyllis Wise’s resignation. This means a previously negotiated $400,000... Read more
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FOX Illinois
Body Camera Guidelines Become Law in Illinois -Updated: Wednesday, August 12 2015, 09:34 PM CDT URBANA- An almost two-hour lo
Body Camera Guidelines Become Law in Illinois -
FOX Illinois / Posted 23 days ago
Updated: Wednesday, August 12 2015, 09:34 PM CDT URBANA- An almost two-hour long meeting of The Board of Trustees Executive Committee, lead to a 3-0 vote rejecting Chancellor Phyllis Wise’s resignation. This means a previously negotiated $400,000... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
U of Illinois to dismiss chancellorThe letter says her salary will remain at her current $549,069 a year until the
U of Illinois to dismiss chancellor
Daily Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
The letter says her salary will remain at her current $549,069 a year until the dismissal process is complete. That could take a couple of months, university spokesman Tom Hardy said. After that she would be paid the faculty salary that was part of... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Wise Reassigned, Wilson Appointed Interim ChancellorURBANA – The University of Illinois Board of Trustees’ Executive Committee met
Wise Reassigned, Wilson Appointed Interim Chancellor
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 23 days ago
URBANA – The University of Illinois Board of Trustees’ Executive Committee met today to decide the status of Phyllis Wise’s resignation and name an interim chancellor. Wise’s resignation and her revised employment agreement were not approved by the... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
U of Illinois to dismiss chancellor, rejects $400,000 bonusURBANA, Ill. (AP) — University Of Illinois officials plan to dismiss Chancellor
U of Illinois to dismiss chancellor, rejects $400,000 bonus
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — University Of Illinois officials plan to dismiss Chancellor Phyllis Wise rather than accept her resignation and pay her an agreed $400,000 bonus. But President Timothy Killeen said he intends to offer her a faculty position in... Read more
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Daily Herald
U of I to dismiss chancellor, won't pay $400,000 bonusURBANA, Ill. -- University Of Illinois officials plan to dismiss Chancellor Phy
U of I to dismiss chancellor, won't pay $400,000 bonus
Daily Herald / Posted 23 days ago
URBANA, Ill. -- University Of Illinois officials plan to dismiss Chancellor Phyllis Wise rather than accept her resignation and pay her an agreed-upon $400,000 bonus. But President Timothy Killeen said he intends to offer her a faculty position in... Read more
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