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U. of Illinois Taps SUNY’s Research Chief as Next President

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 11:15

Timothy L. Killeen, a researcher in geophysics who has been leading the State University of New York’s research foundation for two years, will be the next president of the University of Illinois, the system announced Wednesday.
Mr. Killeen will earn a $600,000 starting salary and up to $100,000 each year in performance incentives, The News-Gazette reports. He will succeed Robert A. Easter, who will retire next year after three years as president. The appointment is subject to the approval of th... Continue reading