Fred Rice Jr. was a gentleman, a scholar and a police officer: the first African American to serve as the Superintendent of Chicago's Police Department.
Brazil has joined China, France and Germany in the call for a coordinated global effort to replace the foundering dollar as the major world reserve currency.
As state university systems flounder on financial ruin, faculty and students become the excess baggage thrown off the boat to save the ship.
When a financial crisis arises, real or not, the administration tends to balance the budget by cutting salaries or new hires and raising student tuition.
I apologize for the sarcastic tone here. It's just been very exasperating these last few weeks to see the Catholic church turning against social chang...
My commencement message was devoted to child welfare practice. Currently, the public child welfare systems and agencies across the country are experiencing a severe workforce crisis.
The Chicago Tribune think the State of Illinois should reduce the pensions of its current retirees to help reduce the state's deficit.
More than three years after coming to Chicago, Wal-Mart has produced no new jobs, no new opportunities --just a great big shift in market share.
Despite Quinn's bungling, Hynes hasn't really been able to gain much traction: he's trailing by 26 points in a recent Tribune poll. The only issues Hynes has addressed at length are budget-related.
The Graduate Employees' Organization at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has successfully ended a two-day strike against the university administration.
On Tuesday, University of Illinois administrators agreed to the demand that had sent members of the Graduate Employees Organization out on strike: pro...
The Fighting Illini don't have much fight on the gridiron this year. But the University administration has more than enough fight to allow a strike of its TAs to begin.
Regardless of what the federal government does, University of Illinois administrators still have a moral responsibility not to balance the budget on the backs of the weak.
Now that there is a new board of trustees at the University of Illinois and the controversy has lessened, perhaps the focus can shift to the lack of black students.
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.
Beer-sodden dolts and screeching ESPN announcers set the tone at our universities. And this is a far more serious problem than Speaker Madigan pulling wires to get the kids of a few of his political vassals admitted to the U. of I.