Friday, May 26, 2017

Rally for Funding Illinois Colleges and Universities

From the State Capitol:  With hundreds of millions of dollars owed to colleges and universities across Illinois, lawmakers and Democrat candidates for Governor, JB...

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...

Rally for Passing a Budget and Funding Higher Education in Illinois

From the State Capitol:  Leaders in Higher Education, and lawmakers speak to a gathering in support of passing a state budget, to end the...

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...

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...

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...

Rep Tim Butler (R) on Impact of No Budget on Higher...

From the State Capitol:  Rep Tim Butler talks about the end of the spring session of the legislature, and the impact on higher education...

Stop Gap Funding for Higher Education

Rep Mike Fortner (R) discusses his plan to pass a temporary "Stop Gap" funding bill that would fund MAP Grants, and keep colleges and...

EIU President Glassman on State Funding

Eastern Illinois University President David Glassman, tells the Senate Appropriations Cmte. of the financial needs of the university for the FY 2017 Budget, and...

Gov Rauner’s FY 2017 Budget Address

From the State Capitol in Springfield, Governor Rauner delivers his FY 2017 Budget Address. The Gov speaks to his intention to increase funding...

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Mark Rhoads, Author of “Land of Lincoln:Thy Wondrous Story”

From the Pasfield House in Springfield: We talk with former Illinois State Senator Mark Rhoads about his book, "Land of Lincoln: Thy Wondrous Story"...

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