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U of I negotiates troubled waters

Mon, 26 Mar 2012 05:41:16 CDT
By: AP

University of Illinois President Michael Hogan's decision last week to resign is only the latest turmoil in what's been three tough years for the university. Hogan was hired in 2010 to help clean up from an admissions scandal that drove out his predecessor. A law school dean resigned over improper efforts to boost the image of the school. And three high-profile coaches have been fired. Experts like higher education attorney Raymond Cotton say the instability can cost the university as it looks to recruit new leaders and faculty. And the law school's national ranking fell after the scandal.

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