Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Higher Education Reform Package Designed to Keep Students in Illinois

As the Spring Session of the legislature drew to a close, a package of legislative reforms were offered by a bipartisan group of lawmakers. 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...

Pension Costs Affecting Education Funding

From the Illinois Assn of School Boards, we hear from four legislators discuss the on-going budget stalemate, and what impact the rising cost of...

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,...

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...

IL Authors: “Lincoln in the Illinois Legislature”

Professor Ron Keller of Lincoln College, is the author of "Lincoln in the Illinois Legislature" which examines the early public career of...

Legislators, Students Object to MAP Grant Cuts

Legislators and representatives from The Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities, hold a rally along with Illinois college students, objecting to state cuts...

Senators Push for Quick Funding of MAP Grants

Senators Steve Stadelman and Scott Bennett, discuss the effects on College students and universities, of the state failing to fund the MAP Grants....

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...

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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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