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Michael Glisson named new director of Illinois National Guard Joint Staff

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 21, 2015

Colonel Michael J. Glisson has been chosen as the new director of the Illinois National Guard Joint Staff, according to a press release sent out Monday by Gov. Bruce Rauner’s press office. Major General Richard J. Hayes Jr. appointed Glisson to his new position, which will also promote him to the r...

Graduates shouldn't be limited to in-state opportunities

By Daily Illini Editorial Board

March 4, 2015

Roughly 140,000 students in Illinois are receiving the Monetary Award Program grant. This means 140,000 students are attending college now and not expecting to repay the grant money.  MAP grants are given to Illinois residents who demonstrate financial need and attend approved colleges; funding...