Thursday, May 28, 2020

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...

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...

Atty-Gen Lisa Madigan (D) on Overriding Gov Rauner’s Veto of the...

From the University of Illinois-Chicago: Attorney General Lisa Madigan is joined by others, who are all behind the passage of legislation SB-1351, referred to as...

University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen on the Future of Illinois...

City Club of Chicago -- Timothy Killeen, the President of the University of Illinois system, gives an address on the challenges of higher education...

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...

SIU President Randy Dunn to Leave President’s Position at the End...

Carbondale, July 14th - at a meeting held on the SIUC campus this coming Monday at 10 am, SIU President Randy Dunn will be...

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...

Gov Rauner on Funding Higher Education and Keeping Illinois College Students...

Next, from Bloomington Normal, Governor Rauner signs a bill at Illinois State University that he says will improve the state’s funding formula for higher...

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...

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...

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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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