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(WGN-AM) - Fallout from questionable admissions practices at the University of Illinois continued today as a state representative called for the resignation of the school system's president and the trustees who meddled with student applications. State...
Tribune reportersThe University of Illinois announced Monday that it will temporarily suspend the use of a clout list in the admissions process -- a practice school officials first downplayed after it was described in a Tribune investigation. U. of I. officials also said...
(WGN-AM)- University of Illinois Chancellor Richard Herman forced the law school to admit an unqualified applicant backed by former Gov. Rod Blagojevich while arranging for the governor's go-between to seek jobs for five law school graduates, according to...
(WGN-AM)- Following a Tribune investigation, University of Illinois officials announced Monday that they have temporarily suspended "Category I"-- an internal list of well-connected student applicants who received preferential treatment. Officials also...
(WGN-AM)- Three of the state's most powerful legislative leaders have snubbed a commission investigating admissions abuses at the University of Illinois, declining to testify at its hearings. House Speaker Michael Madigan (D- Chicago), Senate President...
(WGN-AM)- Former presidents and chancellors of the University of Illinois are laying much of the blame for the current admissions scandal at the feet of trustees, calling for sweeping changes on the board and the way it is appointed. A letter from four...
(WGN-AM)- Gov. Pat Quinn today asked for resignation letters from the entire University of Illinois Board of Trustees in the wake of a scathing report from a state panel charged with investigating admissions abuses at the Urbana-Champaign campus. The...
(WGN-AM)- A newly proposed law would fire the entire University of Illinois Board of Trustees following an admissions scandal at the state's most prestigious campus. State Sen. Kirk Dillard (R-Hinsdale) proposed the legislation this week, saying the...
Tribune reportersAlumni and public officials reacted with everything from anger to shrugs Friday as they heard new e-mail revelations about the intertwining of clout and admissions at the University of Illinois law school. Documents released Thursday showed that in a...
Tribune staff reportersFallout from questionable admissions practices at the University of Illinois continued Sunday as a state representative called for the resignation of the school system's president and the trustees who meddled with student applications. State Rep. Mike...
Clout StPosted by Rick Pearson at 12:55 p.m. The number of finalists to become Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s running mate has dropped by one with today's announcement that state Rep. Mike Boland has stepped aside in favor of state Rep. Art......
Clout StUPDATED at 8:55 p.m.; originally posted by Rick Pearson and Ray Long at 8:36 p.m.: Quinn speaks highly of Simon; she says she doesn't know. SPRINGFIELD—Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn made an about-face on his choice for a running mate and......
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