Former Federal Prosector Named to U of I Board
Gov. Pat Quinn said Friday he had appointed the 52-year-old Fitzgerald to the board. Fitzgerald said Quinn approached him earlier this month and Fitzgerald immediately said yes. Fitzgerald is best known as the tenacious prosecutor who helped put former Illinois Govs. George Ryan and Rod Blagojevich in prison. He left his post last year to work in a private law office.
Quinn also reappointed Dr. Timothy N. Koritz and James Montgomery to the board.
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