Robin Kaler http://wuis.org en U of I Outlines Master Plan http://wuis.org/post/u-i-outlines-master-plan <p>Administrators at the University of Illinois hope to hire 500 new faculty members in the next five to seven years, while spending $70 million to renovate classrooms. &nbsp;<br>That's according to the school's three-year master plan that was released Wednesday. &nbsp;<br>&nbsp;The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/13nitLI ) the plan was created following nearly two years of planning. &nbsp;<br>The school also wants to increase scholarships and revise general education requirements to encourage students to take more classes in different academic departments. &nbsp; Thu, 15 Aug 2013 18:38:00 +0000 Associated Press 7346 at http://wuis.org U of I Outlines Master Plan