Illinois Higher Education http://wuis.org en ISU President Out After Eight Months-Gets $480,000 Severance http://wuis.org/post/isu-president-out-after-eight-months-gets-480000-severance <p>Illinois State University President Timothy Flanagan has resigned after eight months on the job.</p><p>Flanagan is being investigated by ISU police after a former campus employee accused him of assault. &nbsp;</p><p>He stepped down during a special Board of Trustees meeting Saturday. The resignation took effect immediately. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:25:41 +0000 Bill Wheelhouse & Associated Press 21494 at http://wuis.org ISU President Out After Eight Months-Gets $480,000 Severance UIC Faculty Vote To Strike http://wuis.org/post/uic-faculty-vote-strike <p>Unionized faculty members at the University of Illinois at Chicago have authorized a strike, even as contract negotiations continue. &nbsp;</p><p>The Chicago Sun-Times reports that despite the vote, no strike is imminent. &nbsp;</p><p>UIC United Faculty represents about 800 educators who've been negotiating with school administrators for 15 months.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:54:42 +0000 Associated Press & Bill Wheelhouse 14436 at http://wuis.org UIC Faculty Vote To Strike