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University of Illinois announces 20th president

Timothy L. Killeen, vice chancellor for research and president of the Research Foundation of the State University of New York, has been named the 20th president of the University of Illinois after an eight-month search.

Watch one of today’s live on-campus announcements here.

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New Mini-Webinar: Effective Interview Preparation

The University of Illinois Alumni Association is a proud sponsor the 2014 Illinois Luncheon. During the event, Chancellor Phyllis M. Wise will deliver the State of the Campus Address, highlighting this past year’s accomplishments and sharing the campus’ strategic vision for the future. Watch it live at 11:30 a.m. CST.Read more...


Illinois Alumni Magazine

Intergalactic Artist

Kevin West ’87 FAA makes his living on Earth illustrating otherworldly comic book heroes such as the Guardians of the Galaxy, who became stars of the big screen this summer with a blockbuster release.Read more...

Illinois Athletics

Longtime fencing coach, alumnus passes

Former University of Illinois men’s fencing coach Arthur Schankin, age 87, died Oct. 9 in Urbana, Ill. Schankin coached the team from 1972-1993. As a student-athlete at the University, Schankin was a three-time All-American fencer and led his team to two NCAA titles.Read more...


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