The University of Illinois has fired head men's basketball coach Bruce Weber after a 17-15 season that included a 2-12 finish. Weber is shown here on Dec. 22, 2011 during the annual Braggin' Rights game against the University of Missouri.
Reporting from WILL's Tom Rogers was used in this report.
The University of Illinois has chosen University of Washington Provost Phyllis Wise as its next chancellor.
In a news release Wednesday, the university says Wise will take over the top job at the university's flagship campus in Urbana-Champaign on Oct. 1 - pending approval by the board of trustees at their next meeting in September.
University President Michael Hogan called the 66-year-old Wise a proven scholar.