The University of Illinois Board of Trustees has a new appointee—former U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald.
Governor Pat Quinn announced Fitzgerald’s appointment along with several other appointments to the board for Northern Illinois University.
Fitzgerald served at the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois and was instrumental in the prosecution and conviction of former Governors George Ryan and Rod Balgojevich, both are currently serving time in federal prison.
Quinn also announced the re-appointment of Dr. Timothy Koritz and James Montgomery to the U of I Board of Trustees.
Meanwhile Robert Boey, Dr. John Butler and Wheeler Coleman were appointed to the Board of Trustees for Northern Illinois University.