university http://wuis.org en Deal Reached On University Pensions http://wuis.org/post/deal-reached-university-pensions <p>Even as the "We Are One" broad coalition of unions seeks to prevent any of the pension law from taking effect next month, a new agreement would prevent parts of it from being implemented.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It mostly affects university and community college employees nearing the end of their careers.</span></p><p>The deal, between the State Universities Annuitants Association and the attorney general, could put a stop to a surge of retirements at Illinois' public universities.</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 05:49:03 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 24982 at http://wuis.org Deal Reached On University Pensions Debate Over University Research Open Access http://wuis.org/post/debate-over-university-research-open-access-0 <p>Illinois' public universities could have to share more of their research, under a new state law.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Pick a subject. Any subject.&nbsp; And two things are likely true:</span></p><p>-someone at a university is researching it, and</p><p>-the results of that research are getting published, probably in a scholarly journal.</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 16:41:52 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 7215 at http://wuis.org