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217 Today: New provost comes to U of I after increasing diverse enrollment

John Coleman, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Provost as of July 19, 2023.

July 19, 2023

Today’s headlines:

  • The Illinois Supreme Court upheld a law eliminating cash bail throughout the state on Tuesday.
  • State residents no longer need a doctor’s note to change their gender on their birth certificates.
  • The head of an agency investigating alleged sexual misconduct by Chicago cops involving migrants says the city has not identified victims yet.
  • A coalition of groups is renewing a call for the State of Illinois to expand health care coverage for all, including those who are undocumented.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll hear a conversation with the new provost of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting contributed by Alex Degman, Mae Antar, Chip Mitchell, Michael Puente and Reginald Hardwick.

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Stephanie Mosqueda

Stephanie Mosqueda

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