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Phyllis Wise

Donor Complaints May Have Prompted Controversial Professor To Lose Job

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 09.05.2014 | College

A number of angry e-mails from university donors sent to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise apparently served as the i...

Salaita v. University of Illinois: The Constitutional Issues

Brian Leiter | Posted 10.27.2014 | College
Brian Leiter

Now that the University of Illinois has affirmed its illegal decision to revoke the offer of a tenured position to Prof. Steven Salaita, I want to here explore in some more detail the constitutional issues at stake in the litigation that is likely to follow.

University of Illinois Repeals the First Amendment for Its Faculty

Brian Leiter | Posted 10.23.2014 | College
Brian Leiter

It is not an exaggeration to say that the Chancellor and the Board of Trustees have now declared that the First Amendment does not apply to any tenured faculty at the University of Illinois.

U Of I Chancellor Responds After Racist, Sexist Tweets

Posted 01.31.2014 | Chicago

When University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise announced Sunday that classes would proceed as scheduled the following days, d...

Students Freak Out Because They Have To Go To Class

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.28.2014 | College

It's really cold in Illinois this week. The forecast high at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for Monday was just 5 degrees. The pre...