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Inaugural Campus Landscape Master Plan, campus renovations support learning and scholarship

The first-ever Campus Landscape Master Plan (CLMP) ensures our treasured landscape will thrive for many years. The CLMP will shape the vision of a future outdoor environment to protect natural heritage, strengthen ecosystems, enhance shared experiences and learning opportunities, and provide a welcoming experience for students, faculty, staff, alumni, community members and guests. Altgeld Hall… Continue Reading

Operational Excellence initiative launches to benefit campus processes

As part of the Next 150 Strategic Plan, the university is working to advance our administrative services to maximize university missions through the Operational Excellence initiative. A partnership between Illinois and the Huron Consulting Group, the project will provide strategic operational improvements in budget & procurement, IT & data, human resources, physical space and marketing… Continue Reading

Illinois Shifts to Canvas as Learning Management System

During the 2021-2022 school year, Illinois adopted Canvas as the campus-supported Learning Management System (LMS). Canvas is a cutting-edge LMS that streamlines support and maximizes future resources in online learning.  The selection of Canvas is the culmination of large-scale research that included a multi-semester, cross-campus pilot program as well as surveys and feedback from instructors… Continue Reading

COVID-19 relief efforts aid students, research and innovation

The COVID-19 pandemic has created challenging circumstances across the globe. Giving programs at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign allow friends of the university to lend a hand to help support students, aid groundbreaking research and foster upcoming innovation. Learn more about the COVID-19 relief efforts below. Illinois Cares: Covid-19 Emergency Support Fund The Illinois CARES:… Continue Reading

Supporting Employees During COVID-19

Illinois Human Resources is committed to supporting the success of university employees. A wide variety of resources have been provided to faculty and staff, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Remote Work During the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Illinois Human Resources implemented remote work arrangements for as many employees as possible in order to fully… Continue Reading

Illinois Human Resources highlights employee excellence

In order to show how University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign staff carry out and support the university’s mission, Illinois Human Resources is sharing employee excellence through the Illinois Professional Campaign. Created by Illinois Human Resources, the Illinois Professional Campaign showcases the value of all employees the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Illinois Professional Campaign… Continue Reading

University invests $24 million into Investment for Growth Proposals

Through the Investment for Growth initiative, 18 projects from colleges and institutes across campus received a total of more than $24 million in funding over a three year period to benefit institutional excellence, education, and research. Colleges and institutes were invited to submit project proposals with details on funding models, demand and potential impact. Criteria… Continue Reading

Illinois Engineering is now The Grainger College of Engineering

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s College of Engineering has become The Grainger College of Engineering, recognizing a new $100 million gift from The Grainger Foundation and more than $300 million in total support. The Grainger Foundation’s total support represents the largest amount ever given to a public university to name a college of engineering,… Continue Reading

Illinois makes progress toward campaign goal

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s largest, most ambitious philanthropic campaign continues to make significant progress. As of June 1 2020, the university was 89 percent towards the $2.25 billion fundraising goal, with $2.01 billion raised. This progress includes:  644,189 gifts 151,808 donors 100 countries represented worldwide The fourth capital campaign in the University System’s… Continue Reading