Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Bryan Lewis on Running the SURS’ $17 Billion Pension Fund

The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) W. Bryan Lewis, the new executive director of the $17.4 billion state pension fund, talks with members...

HILLARY CLINTON PROMISES TEACHERS HIGHER PAY

  By Shanshan Wang, for the Illinois Channel WASHINGTON --Speaking to the National Education Association, at about the same time as FBI Director James Comey announced...

Crisis in Higher Education Funding and Student MAP Grants

Students and those representing teachers and educational establishments, talk about the dire need to quickly pass a budget, so that public and private institutions...

Hearing on Whether to Ban Legislative Scholarship Program

A Senate Executive Committee hears testimony concerning the Legislative Scholarship Program, which allows legislators to provide a limited number of tuition free, state school...

Former President Barack Obama Accepts the Paul Douglas Award at the...

Urbana, September 7, 2018 - President Barack Obama told students at the University of Illinois that they need to vote "because our democracy depends...

FollowUp on the College of DuPage Spending Mess & Board Actions

Rep Jeanne Ives (R) gives us an update on what is happening at the College of DuPage, in the wake of recent reports of...

State Treasurer Frerichs on Improving Investments in College Savings Accounts

Chicago - State Treasurer Mike Frerichs talks about the changes he's made in the college savings program, that cuts costs and give parents greater...

Community Colleges Role in America’s Workforce Development

From Lewis & Clark Community College in Godfrey: A panel, including the President's daughter, Ivanka Trump, who serves as an advisor to the President,...

A Threatened Future: Illinois’ Liberal Arts Universities

From the City Club of Chicago:  With the lack of a state budget holding up funding of MAP Grants for students, even private colleges...

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Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier on the Costs of...

From the Illinois Supreme Court: Our one-on-one with Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier, as we talk about funding the courts, the costs of the legal...

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