"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
Carty article on stadium renovation
Claims that it's likely the capacity will not end up reduced. Who knows at this point. Putting the boxes up on both sides of the stadium will severely restrict UM's ability to expand in the future... basically any new seats will be in the endzone, which gets a big thurms down from me. Maybe they'll add a few more rows.