IBHE

Illinois
6:56 am
Tue November 25, 2014

IBHE: Expect Budget Cuts For State Universities

Credit Illinois Board of Higher Education

The head of the Illinois Board of Higher Education issued a budget warning to the presidents of the state’s public universities. 

The message came after a meeting with Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner’s budget transition team. Officials say the schools should be prepared for possible funding cuts of up to 30 percent in the next 18 months. 

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Higher Education
6:25 am
Tue January 15, 2013

Universities Balance Funding with Student Performance

Credit NIU Media Services

Illinois' public colleges and universities are still trying to work with a new law that ties state funding to student performance. But it hasn't been easy to measure performance in a way that's equally valid across the state's dozen public university campuses. Illinois' program is specifically meant to reward schools that help low-income students, and those from the first generation in their family to go to college.

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