UI to Give Targeted Raises to Staff, Faculty

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Despite a bleak budget year, the University of Illinois plans to award merit-based raises averaging 2.5 percent to faculty and staff this summer, though the money will be highly targeted. Money for the raises, roughly $29 million, comes from internal budget reallocations over the last two years and tuition income, administrators said Monday. The UI saw its state funding drop by $44.2 million, or about 6 percent, for fiscal 2013, which began July 1.

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