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University of Illinois planning staff layoffs due to state budget stalemate

By Jeanne Kuang, Chicago Tribune

April 21, 2016

Filed under News

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is preparing for layoffs in the fall if lawmakers haven't solved the state's budget impasse by then.An email sent to the university's deans, directors and department heads lays out ...

Key to ending campus sexual assaults is transparency

By Kirsten Gillibrand and Kelly Ayotte, CQ-Roll Call

April 14, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

Choosing a college is an important decision.Each year, students spend dozens of hours discussing with their parents, teachers, counselors and coaches where they would like to spend the next few years of their lives. They pore over sta...

GSU students, faculty rally for education funding

By Mike Nolan, The Daily Southtown, Tinley Park, Ill.

March 8, 2016

Filed under News

Mychael Vanarsdale expects to get his bachelor's degree from Governors State University in May, but he said his nephew's plans to attend college in Illinois, possibly at GSU, are uncertain.Vanarsdale, president of the student ...

Creative thinking drives Agricultural Sciences amidst budget cuts

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

November 23, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The College of Agricultural Sciences is digging for new ways to manage budget cuts.Nearly $167,000 was cut from the college's budget, but Mickey Latour, dean of the college, said, the college is also experiencing cuts from Univer...

Education’s relationship to riches remains unclear

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

October 6, 2015

Filed under News

In the last 10 years, the amount of student debt in America has ballooned from $250 billion to more than $1.2 trillion dollars, according to Forbes.Unfortunately, even if every young person in America was provided free higher e...

Column: Hockey next in line for women’s sports in America

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

April 7, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Sports

A new women’s hockey league was announced on March 26 and will place four teams in the northeast United States.The National Women’s Hockey League will consist of the Boston Pride, Buffalo Beauts, Connecticut Whale and New York R...

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