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"I feel very honored to be recognized for my role in the National Broadcasting Society - AERho at Western Illinois University," said Crighton. "I have a great group of very dedicated students, and they make all the difference in what can be accomplished within our NBS chapter. They work hard all year, and ...
MACOMB, IL -- Western Illinois University Facilities Management Business Administrative Associate Jonathan Myers has been named the Al and Elaine Goldfarb ... In August 2010, the Goldfarbs established an endowment to permanently fund the University's Civil Service Employee of the Month award.

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The Westminster College softball team defeated Defiance College, 8-0, in five innings and fell to Illinois College, 5-1, on Monday. In game one, Westminster (2-1) shutout Defiance College (3-1) 8-0 in five innings. Titan senior Jazmyn Rohrer (Purcellville, VA / Woodgrove) pitched a ...
Since the 2016 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Columbia University ruling that gave graduate students the right to organize unions at private universities, graduate students at elite colleges such as Columbia, Yale and the University of Chicago have voted to unionize. But President Trump's election ...
MACOMB, IL - A Western Illinois University Broadcasting and Journalism professor has created a Chinese language website for the University in an effort to ... When talking about international recruitment efforts of American universities, Tang said not too many American colleges and universities have ...
Dr. Vicki D. Stayton, professor emerita in WKU's College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, will be honored Friday (March 9) by the University of Illinois College of Education. "I am both humbled and honored to be receiving this recognition," Dr. Stayton said. "My graduate work at the University of Illinois ...

The graduate student workers' strike at University of Illinois will continue into a second week after a weekend mediation session failed to produce a contract agreement, union and university leaders said Sunday night. Bargaining teams for the Graduate Employees' Union and the university administration ...
Illinois College Professor Murdered Two Sons, 12 and 14, Before Killing Himself: Police ... Ruckman had been a professor of political science at Rock Valley College in Rockford, Illinois, since 1998. "The Rock Valley College ... He was also a former instructor at Northern Illinois University. Police were asked ...
Among those organizing at private universities were groups at University of Chicago and Loyola University Chicago, which voted to unionize in 2017. As the strike at the University of Illinois began Monday, Wood, the union co-president, marched throughout the quad with a bullhorn, cheering on the ...
DeKALB - The enrollment slide at Northern Illinois University has continued, with a near 5 percent drop for the spring semester, according to a news release from the university. The spring enrollment is 16,673 ... State universities throughout Illinois are combating enrollment slides. Western Illinois University ...
Keeping future businessmen in-state like Illinois State University business majors Josh Lamb and Kevin Irlbacker, right, is a major priority for government and higher education leaders. Both Lamb and Irlbacker are from Crystal Lake and were working Thursday on homework assignments in the State farm ...
CARBONDALE • An ethics inquiry into the hiring of Southern Illinois University Carbondale Chancellor Carlo Montemagno's daughter and son-in-law has ... which seeks to eliminate the university's 42 departments and organize degree programs by newly formed colleges and schools, Dunn said it was too ...
Sure enough, since the impasse began, enrollments at many of Illinois public universities have slid precipitously from year to year. (Just this fall, freshman enrollment at Western Illinois University fell by 21 percent.) And preliminary data indicate that a greater number of freshmen sought higher education ...
Here's a dismal metric that came across our screen: In 2002, 29 percent of four-year Illinois high school graduates enrolled in colleges outside the state. By 2016, 46 percent of high school graduates fled Illinois for out-of-state schools. In just 14 years, the Illinois Board of Higher education says, the ...
When people call the Illinois opioid help hotline, their phone calls are being answered by people in Boston, according to the state's Department of Human Services .... It also has partnerships with Mount Sinai hospital and medical center, St. Anthony Hospital and the University of Illinois at Chicago hospitals.
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) -- Eastern Illinois University says its enrollment this spring is up 5 percent compared with last year. ... Colleges and universities were hit hard by the stalemate. EIU had to ... Last fall the Charleston university reported enrollment of 7,030 students, down from 7,415 students in 2016.

MACOMB, IL -- Western Illinois University Associate Professor of English Rebekah Buchanan has been named a Fulbright scholar. Buchanan will travel to Norway for the 2018-19 academic year as part of the U.S.-Norway Fulbright Roving Scholars program, which brings American teachers to the country to ...
The university's ethics panel launched an investigation last month into Halford's work, according to an internal memo obtained by Kaiser health news. In the memo dated Dec. 5, the misconduct committee referenced Halford's nasal cancer -- "We can only speculate as to (Halford's) motivation, which may ...
Board Chairman Timothy Koritz in supporting the freeze pointed to recent data confirming that Illinois is continuing to lose its homegrown students to other states for college. Statistics from the Illinois Board of Higher education and the National Center of Education Statistics show more than 19,000 Illinois ...
22 -- Creating Community Food Production Systems, Laurie George, University of Illinois Extension local food systems and small farms educator. • March 1 -- Heavy Metals in Soils: Identifying and Acting on Contamination, Dr. Andrew Margenot, University of Illinois Department of Crop sciences, College of ...
Before joining the Extension, she served as the assistant dean in the College of Business at Southern Illinois University. She has also held positions at Kaskaskia College as director of recruitment and student development, where she worked in recruiting and advisement to assist students in planning and ...
students walk on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago on Sept. 19, 2017. (Jose M. ... Colleges, universities and education agencies sent wish lists to the Illinois Board of Higher Education, whose members crunched the numbers and presented them to state legislators. Lawmakers, in turn ...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill.(WAND) - The University of Illinois Springfield officially opened the new $21.75 million student Union Building during a ribbon cutting ceremony ... but is now a traditional four-year school that lacked the central gathering place that student unions provide at most colleges across the nation.
A record number of college-bound freshmen from Illinois chose out-of-state schools in fall 2016, according to new state data. A total of 35,445 students enrolled in colleges and universities in other states, compared with 78,265 who chose Illinois schools, a recent low. Illinois was again second only to New ...
Illinois College Sued Over 'free speech zone'. A suburban Chicago college student is suing her school for allegedly violating her free-speech and other rights by prohibiting her from handing out flyers from a socialist group that read, "Shut Down capitalism.". Jan. 11, 2018, at 9:09 p.m.. Illinois College Sued Over 'Free ...
Few state universities these days can afford to turn down additional tuition dollars, but the University of Illinois system is planning to do just that. Last week Timothy L. ... Lee Gardner writes about the management of colleges and universities, higher-education marketing, and other topics. Follow him on ...
students walk into the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus near Anthony Hall in 2006. (Michael ... Chapin Rose, both Republicans, sponsored a bill in the last legislative session that would empower the Illinois Board of Higher education to evaluate campuses and rank their academic programs.
"We are excited that Jared Elliott is our new head football coach," said University President Dr. Jack Thomas. "We have confidence in Coach Elliott because he knows our system. He knows our players and he is an integral part of our winning program. As I have said many times before, we want to win and ...
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville completed 2017 Fall Commencement exercises on Saturday, Dec. 16 in the Vadalabene Center on campus. These are the area students listed as eligible for graduation from the university. Albers: Ryan Maassen. Alhambra: Nathan Potthast, William Tomerlin.
Hoping to stem an exodus of local students to colleges in other states, the University of Illinois plans to freeze its base tuition for incoming, in-state freshmen for a ... of Illinois high school graduates who attended four-year universities chose in-state schools, according to the Illinois Board of Higher education.
The Chicago Tribune reports Killeen will make the recommendation in an effort to arrest an exodus of Illinois high school graduates to colleges in other ... Following a two-year budget impasse that starved Illinois' public universities of aid, all but the Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Illinois at ...
Sarasota resident Herbert Ueckert donated more than 250,000 circus items to Illinois State University, the college announced Tuesday. [PHOTO PROVIDED BY ... SARASOTA -- Illinois State University just received a huge surplus of circus history courtesy of a Sarasota resident. Herbert Ueckert donated ...
A St. Louis man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing an Illinois college student who was lured to a remote area under the guise ... He was a sophomore at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville who was trying to sell a sports car on Craigslist and arranged to meet Gordon in an ...
For the second time in seven years, Illinois' prepaid college tuition program has stopped accepting new participants because it does not have the money to fulfill its projected obligations. The program, called the College Illinois! Prepaid Tuition Program, allows parents to pay tuition toward a state university ...
The University of Illinois South farms has been idle since October when on-site electrical system issues occurred, The (Champaign) News-Gazette reported. But it's scheduled to resume operations soon. University officials have discussed expanding the 21-acre solar farm to help meet renewable-energy ...
MACOMB, IL -- Numerous Western Illinois University Student Services offices are now accepting applications for current students to become ...
The University aims to take advantage of Chicago's new status as the next silicon Valley. ... Additionally, the DPI is the basis for establishing the Illinois Innovation Network, ... students enrolled at the University and its partnering universities, ... College of engineering piloting program to combat cheating.
NORMAL -- Residents from Normal attending Illinois State University and Millikin University were among 55 outstanding college seniors ...
MACOMB, IL - Western's All Volunteer Effort (WAVE) has partnered with ... Participants can choose an angel from a tree in the University Union ...
MACOMB, IL - Western Illinois University Broadcasting and Journalism Instructor Jasmine Crighton has been elected to the National Academy ...
The University of Chicago is preparing to unveil a sculpture in honor of a 1900s alumna, who was the first black woman to receive a doctorate ...
students walk past the Southern Illinois University Student Center on July 22 in Carbondale. Richard Sitler/The Southern Illinois.
International enrollment at the University of Illinois at ... call" that should spur colleges and universities to reassess recruitment strategies.
Al Bowman, who was president of Illinois State University until retiring in ... director of the Illinois Board of Higher education on Wednesday. ... that are first-generation college students and underrepresented groups." ... In 2002, 29 percent of Illinois high school graduates enrolled at out-of-state colleges, ...
When Al Bowman was president of Illinois State University, he liked the freedom ... and scholarship money on behalf of all Illinois public universities. ... to leave the state for college--a potential long-term brain drain for Illinois.
Only New Jersey loses more college students than Illinois, and that's according ... grades will be admitted to at least one of the state's public universities. ... It would task the Illinois Board of Higher education with gathering data from ... The example he points to is the University of Illinois' plan to build a new ...
MACOMB, IL- Western Illinois University's College of Fine arts and Communication (COFAC) Dance Theatre will present the "Dancing Around ...
Steven and Betsy Huss Mills, both members of the Class of 1977 at Illinois College, will be parade marshals for the school's homecoming.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, Ill. (WCCU) -- Hugh Hefner wasn't your average student at the University of Illinois. He completed his degree in about ...


 

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