Easter to Stay as U of I President Until 2015

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Published on July 20 2013 12:42 pm
Last Updated on July 20 2013 12:42 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

The University of Illinois will keep Robert Easter as president until 2015.

The U of I Board of Trustees is scheduled to approve the extension of Easter's contract on Thursday in Chicago.  Easter will also be eligible for bonuses beginning in the fall.

In September, Easter will also get a boost his salary.  He now earns a base salary of $450,000.