Robin Kaler en U of 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 ( ) 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 U of I Outlines Master Plan