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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?

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....

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 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....

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 ...