CHICAGO (AP) — Democratic lawmakers are asking Illinois’ colleges and universities for more information about administrators’ contracts and benefits following a $762,000 buyout package that College of DuPage trustees approved for the school’s president.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The head of the Illinois Board of Higher Education has issued a budget warning to the presidents of the state’s public universities after meeting with Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner’s budget transition team.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The State Universities Retirement System has hired a search firm to help it find a new director.
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — As enrollment declines or remains flat, public universities in Illinois are competing to recruit students across the country and world.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The solution Illinois’ lawmakers came up with last year to the state’s underfunded pension problem has provided incentives for many public university employees to leave before losing retirement money.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A state program that guarantees college tuition for Illinois veterans has provided less and less money in recent years. That leaves public universities and community colleges to pick up the tab, which is expected to top $32 million this year.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Legislation prohibiting smoking on the campuses of Illinois public universities has passed the House.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is the first school in Illinois to earn the state’s “Ready to Respond” designation for campus safety and preparedness.