- The new choice for chancellor for the University of Illnois at Urbana-Champaign was named July 19, 2016 by U of I President Tim Killeen. Here's just a sampling of news media stories and reactions across social media.
- — NewsTalk 1400 WDWS (@wdws1400)Tue, Jul 19 2016 16:40:12Podcast:07-19-16 Jim Turpin with Julie Wurth on the new Chancellor at the University of Illinois Robert Jones http://www.news-gazette.com/audio/2016-07-19/07-19-16-jim-turpin-julie-wurth-new-chancellor-university-illinois-robert-jones.htm …
- — University at Albany (@ualbany)Tue, Jul 19 2016 14:52:01
- — CatherinePrendergast (@cjprender)Tue, Jul 19 2016 14:07:59U of Illinois' new Chancellor looks like he's pretty solid: http://www.albany.edu/administration/robert_j_jones.php?WT.source=home …
- — Senait Gebregiorgis (@SenaitGebregio)Tue, Jul 19 2016 14:13:03Oh my, the University of Illinois is really about to have its first African American Chancellor http://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/2016-07-19/next-ui-chancellor-robert-jones.html … #UIUC
- — Marc Cohen (@MarcCohenNY)Tue, Jul 19 2016 14:03:59Congratulations #UAlbany President Jones on your new position as Chancellor at Illinois-Urbana. We will miss you! https://www.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=1324&pageId=462113 …
- — Anthony Antoine. (@WCIA3Anthony)Tue, Jul 19 2016 14:36:46BREAKING: Robert J. Jones will become the first African American to be the chancellor of the @Illinois_Alma Champaign Urbana campus.
- — (((Curtis Perry))) (@c_perry)Tue, Jul 19 2016 14:29:27Dr. Robert J. Jones, President of SUNY Albany, named the new Chancellor at UIUC. The Interim chancellor can go back to being Dean of LAS.
- — Jack Stripling (@jackstripling)Tue, Jul 19 2016 14:19:04
- — Mendel Rubin (@shabboshouse)Tue, Jul 19 2016 14:55:41
- — Jeff Luks (@jeffluks)Tue, Jul 19 2016 14:47:43Disappointed that Pres Jones is leaving @ualbany. Best of luck in your new role of Chancellor of @Illinois_Alma. http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/UAlbany-President-Robert-Jones-leaving-to-lead-8386436.php …
- — Kelsey Litchfield (@klitchfield13)Tue, Jul 19 2016 14:32:58New @Illinois_Alma chancellor has a background in agronomy! @ACESIllinois #GoAg https://twitter.com/news_gazette/status/755402912411557888 …
- — Syd~ (@strangebynature)Tue, Jul 19 2016 14:50:47g our student body president is black, our head of diversity is black, and now our new Chancellor is black. Man what a time🙌🏽
- — Michael Carpenter (@FanboyCarp)Tue, Jul 19 2016 15:02:27Good news for the U of I! Looks like a strong hire and helps stabilize things even more. https://twitter.com/Illinois_Alma/status/755413184882806788 …
- — Jeffrey Carter (@pointsnfigures)Tue, Jul 19 2016 16:13:18https://www.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=1324&pageId=462113 … Congrats to Robert Jones, new Chancellor at @Illinois_Alma Welcome to the Orange and Blue! Great pick.
Robert J. Jones named chancellor of Urbana campus
July 19, 2016.
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