Thursday, January 20, 2011

Governor keeps one UI trustee, replaces two others

Gov. Pat Quinn appointed Ricardo Estrada, former member of the Illinois Admissions Review Commission, and attorney Patricia Brown Holmes, a former prosecutor and judge, to six-year terms on the University of Illinois Board of Trustees Wednesday afternoon, according to papers filed with the Illinois Secretary of State's office.

He also reappointed Trustee Karen Hasara, a Springfield Republican.

The governor chose not to reappoint Democrats Carlos Tortolero and Frances Carroll, both of Chicago. Their terms expired on Sunday.

The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Illinois Senate.

The announcement was featured in a January 20, 2011, article in the Champaign News-Gazette.

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