New Allegations in Admissions Controversy at U. of Illinois Suggest Ex-Provost Played a Role

by E Wayne Ross on July 8, 2009

Chicago Tribune: Giannoulias aide put kid on clout list for priest
Greek Orthodox leader who vouched for girl helped treasurer raise campaign cash

When a politically connected Greek Orthodox priest wanted help getting the daughter of a family friend into the University of Illinois, he reached out to a campaign adviser to state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias.