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University Of Illinois Needs Six Law Firms To Handle Clout Scandal

Chicago Sun-Times | Dave Newbart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The admissions scandal that has rocked the University of Illinois has apparently overwhelmed the school's own lawyers....

All University Of Illinois Trustees Should Resign: Mikva

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The chairman of the state panel investigating admissions abuses at the University of Illinois stepped up his war of words on the school's trustees thi...

U of I Admissions Scandal: One of Chancellor Herman's Helpers is Son of Former President

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Carol Felsenthal

Ikenberry is one of the U of I people whom the chancellor asked to help him grease the skids so that the university's board chairman could win a six-figure job for his son-in-law-to-be.

University Of Illinois Clout List Most Helped Kids From Elite Schools

Chicago Tribune | Tara Malone, Darnell Little and Jodi S. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The majority of students who benefited from political connections when applying to the University of Illinois attended elite, affluent high schools, a...

University Of Illinois Trustees Testify On Blagojevich Pressure, Influence

Chicago Tribune | Tara Malone, Jodi S. Cohen and Stacy St. Clair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As two of the longest-serving University of Illinois trustees appeared Tuesday before a state panel investigating clout in admissions, the questioning...

'Magnitude' Of University Of Illinois Clout Program 'Shocks Me': Admissions Expert

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two college admissions experts who testified before the special commission this morning expressed surprise at the university's elaborate clouting syst...

Former University Of Illinois Officials Blame Trustees For Clout List

Chicago Tribune | Jodi S. Cohen and Stacy St. Clair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former presidents and chancellors of the University of Illinois are laying much of the blame for the current admissions scandal at the feet of trustee...

U of I Clout Update: Congressman Calls On Trustees To Resign, Ex-Law Dean Testifies

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On the same day the former dean of the University of Illinois Law School testified to a state panel about political influence in admissions, a Congres...

University Of Illinois Faculty Slam Chicago Tribune For Biased Reporting In Clout College Stories

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Nearly a month after the Chicago Tribune exposed the influence of political clout in the admissions process at the University of Illinois, a group of ...

Conversation About Ron Santo Blacked-Out Of U Of I Documents

Chicago Tribune | Stacy St. Clair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In records released last week, U. of I. officials blacked out Cubs broadcaster Ron Santo's name in an e-mail discussion about one of his Hall of Fame ...

U of I Clout List SUSPENDED In Admissions Process

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The University of Illinois has temporarily suspended the use of its "clout list," the Chicago Tribune reports. The controversial list was filled with...