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Public higher education cannot survive like this

August 9, 2016

I worry about many things. I worry about the lack of funding for public education. I worry about oligarchy. When I step back, and remove myself from this worry, there is a word present. Not an answer,...

Senate Executive Committee discusses campus budgeting in light of ongoing impasse

March 1, 2016

The Senate Executive Committee of the Academic Senate met Monday and discussed how the state budget impasse is affecting the University as well as other Illinois universitiesbr. The handling...

Rauner says little on higher ed in budget address

Gov. Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs up after giving his first speech as governor on Monday Jan. 12, 2015 at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Ill. (Nancy Stone/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
February 17, 2016

After months of a budget standstill, Gov. Bruce Rauner said he still can’t approve the state budget until it’s balanced.“The truth is, we haven’t had a truly balanced budget in Illinois for decades,”...

University Revenue Diversified, Unlike Chicago State

February 10, 2016

By Samantha Jones ToalStaff WriterChicago State University students and faculty protested the lack of a state budget on Monday in downtown Chicago’s Loop.According to the Chicago State Office of Budget...

UI revenue makes difference in state budget standstill

The University is still standing strong in the midst of hundreds of closures — including universities, government programs and resource centers — due to the state budget impasse. President Obama addressed the Illinois legislature Wednesday stating his disappointment with bipartisan conflicts.
February 10, 2016

Chicago State University students and faculty protested the lack of a state budget Monday in downtown Chicago’s Loop.According to the Chicago State Office of Budget and Resource Planning, the university...

Gwendolyn Brooks “spices up” University’s Library collection

The University will hold a party to welcome Gwendolyn Brooks’s collection of work into the Rare Book & Manuscript Library on Thursday at 7 p.m. in Lincoln Hall. The work of the famous African-American poet and writer was received by the University in October 2013.
April 24, 2014

An evening of poetry, song and celebration will spice up Lincoln Hall Theater on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. to honor the papers of poet and writer Gwendolyn Brooks which are now residing in the University Rare...

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