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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2013 file photo, University of Illinois Board of Trustees Chairman Christopher Kennedy, left, speaks with university President Robert Easter before a meeting in Chicago. On Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, during a meeting in Chicago, Kennedy was re-elected by fellow trustees to serve a sixth year as chairman. The board of trustees oversees the university system that includes campuses in Urbana-Champaign, Chicago and Springfield and more than 78,000 students. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)

FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2013 file photo, University of Illinois Board of Trustees Chairman Christopher Kennedy, left, speaks with university President Robert Easter before a meeting in Chicago. On Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, during a meeting in Chicago, Kennedy was re-elected by fellow trustees to serve a sixth year as chairman. The board of trustees oversees the university system that includes campuses in Urbana-Champaign, Chicago and Springfield and more than 78,000 students. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)

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