Sunday, July 12, 2020

The Economic & Cultural Impact of Independent Colleges & Universities

From Springfield:  We talk with Dave Tretter, President of the Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities.  Mr Tretter discusses the economic impact private...

SIU President Randy Dunn on Funding of IL Higher Education

With lawmakers facing a FY 2016 Budget deficit of $6 Billion, we talk with SIU President Randy Dunn, and hear why he says after...

Lawsuit Against State Over Pension Reform: Update from Aaron Maduff

We talk to attorney Aaron Maduff who is representing the State Universities Annuitants Association in their lawsuit against Illinois over pension reform, and get...

Creating New Opportunities and Jobs Through Entrepreneurship in Chicago

From the City Club of Chicago - Entrepreneur, turned educator, John Flavin recounts how he brought pharmaceutical businesses to market, the challenges he faced,...

Honoring the Long Tradition of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

September 10, 2018 - President Trump speaks to the Conference of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, on their role, the leaders they've...

Impact of Budget Stalemate on Illinois Higher Education

From Macomb:  We talk one-on-on with Dr Jack Thomas, President of Western Illinois University.   Dr Thomas has served as President of WIU for...

Rep. Ives on College of DuPage Scandal

We talk to State Rep. Jeanne Ives as she gives us an update on the fallout from the College of Dupage financial scandal in...

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...

Dire Need to Pass Higher Education Funding

From the University of Illinois - Springfield: Sen Dick Durbin and Higher Education leaders, discuss the growing financial crisis within higher education, in the...

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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