University of Illinois http://news.stlpublicradio.org en University of Illinois president Michael Hogan resigns http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/university-illinois-president-michael-hogan-resigns <p><em>This story will be updated. Information from Amanda Vinicky at Illinois Public Radio was used in this report.</em></p><p>For the second time in three years, the University of Illinois is looking for a new president.</p> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 19:00:22 +0000 The Associated Press & Illinois Public Radio 3333 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org University of Illinois president Michael Hogan resigns Illini basketball coach fired http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/illini-basketball-coach-fired <p><em>Updated at 4:15 p.m. with comments from Coach Weber.</em></p><p><em>This story will be updated. Sean Powers from WILL contributed to this report.</em></p><p>The University of Illinois has fired head basketball coach Bruce Weber, following a 17-15 season that ended with the Illini <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/ncb/recap?gameId=320682294">losing 12 of their last 14 games</a>.</p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 19:55:13 +0000 The Associated Press & WILL 3243 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Illini basketball coach fired Tuition to rise 4.8 percent for incoming U of Ill. freshmen http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/tuition-rise-48-percent-incoming-u-ill-freshmen <p><em>Reporting by WILL&#39;</em><span style="font-style: italic;">s Sean Powers was used in this story.</span></p><p>The trustees of the University of Illinois system have approved a 4.8 percent tuition hike for incoming freshmen at the system&#39;s three campuses.</p><p>The vote today means incoming freshmen will pay $532 more a year at the main campus in Champaign-Urbana, $468 more in Chicago, and $420 more in Springfield.</p> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 22:50:46 +0000 WILL & The Associated Press 2895 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Tuition to rise 4.8 percent for incoming U of Ill. freshmen Morning headlines: Monday, December 5, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-monday-december-5-2011 <p><strong>Lawmakers raise constitutional questions about new districts</strong></p> Mon, 05 Dec 2011 15:38:05 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2610 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Monday, December 5, 2011 Wise named new chancellor at U. of Ill. Urbana campus http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/wise-named-new-chancellor-u-ill-urbana-campus <p><em>Reporting from WILL&#39;s Tom Rogers was used in this report.</em></p><p>The University of Illinois has chosen University of Washington Provost Phyllis Wise as its next chancellor.</p><p>In a news release Wednesday, the university says Wise will take over the top job at the university&#39;s flagship campus in Urbana-Champaign on Oct. 1 - pending approval by the board of trustees at their next meeting in September.</p><p>University President Michael Hogan called the 66-year-old Wise a proven scholar.</p> Wed, 03 Aug 2011 18:31:45 +0000 The Associated Press & Illinois Public Radio 1798 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Wise named new chancellor at U. of Ill. Urbana campus