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U of I Clout Scandal

In Illinois, Sports Teaches Us an Economic Lesson!

Marty Robins | Posted 06.10.2012 | Chicago
Marty Robins

We're not going to end public corruption overnight. Can we start with the U of I athletic program and demonstrate that something can be fixed in the short-term?

Stanley Ikenberry, Former University Of Illinois President, Named Interim Head After Scandal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

URBANA, Ill. — Trustees at the University of Illinois have accepted the resignation of the school's president in the wake of an admissions scand...

University Of Illinois President Resigning After Scandal

AP | DAVID MERCER and DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — University of Illinois President B. Joseph White resigned Wednesday following reports that the school admitted politically con...

University Of Illinois Faculty Vote For Leaders' Ouster After Scandal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

URBANA, Ill. — The University of Illinois Faculty Senate has voted on a resolution supporting the removal of President B. Joseph White and Chanc...

Quinn Names New University Of Illinois Trustees After Scandal

The Champaign News-Gazette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Governor Pat Quinn on Friday morning named new members of the University of Illinois board of trustees....

University Of Illinois Delays Vote On Fate Of President, Chancellor

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The University of Illinois' Faculty Senate has decided to wait two weeks before voting on whether to recommend the school start looking for replacemen...

U Of I Faculty, Students To Vote On New Leadership

ABC7 Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

University of Illinois leaders meet today to vote on new leadership in the wake of the recent admissions scandal. ...

Four More University Of Illinois Trustees To Resign, Two Holding Out Against Governor

Chicago Public Radio | Susie An | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two University of Illinois trustees are rejecting Governor Pat Quinn's call for resignations. A special commission investigating an admissions scandal...

University Of Illinois President Ends Clout List, Sets Scandal Reform Deadline

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — University of Illinois President B. Joseph White on Wednesday scrapped the school's special admissions list of politically con...

University Of Illinois Chancellor Sorry For Scandal, But Won't Resign

Chicago Tribune | Jodi S. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

University of Illinois Chancellor Richard Herman apologized Tuesday for his role in a far-reaching admissions scandal but said he has no plans to resi...

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....

Quinn: All University Of Illinois Trustees Should Resign

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Gov. Pat Quinn urged the remaining members of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees to voluntarily resign on Friday, after a st...

University Of Illinois Clout Panel Report: Trustees Should Resign

AP | TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A panel investigating the role that clout played in University of Illinois admissions recommended in its final report released on Thur...

Niranjan Shah, University Of Illinois Board Of Trustees Chair, Resigns

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The chairman of the University of Illinois' Board of Trustees resigned Monday amid an investigation into the use of political clout to...

University Of Illinois Clout Panel To Call For Trustees To Resign

AP | CHRISTINA M. WRIGHT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- The state commission reviewing the role that clout played in admissions at the University of Illinois decided Friday to recommend Gov....

University Of Illinois Trustees Refuse To Resign Over Scandal

AP | DAVID MERCER and CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- A day after a central figure in the University of Illinois admissions scandal resigned his position on the school's governing ...

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...

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 ...