•  
  •  
  • Listen Live
  •  
  • Audio On Demand
Local News
THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS IS PROPOSING A FINANCIAL AID PACKAGE DESIGNED TO KEEP STUDENTS AT ILLINOIS SCHOOLS. 
 
THE U OF I’S “INVEST IN ILLINOISANS” PLAN WOULD PROVIDE 170 MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR IN AID TO UNDERGRADS AND HOPEFULLY STEM THE TIDE OF KIDS HEADING TO OTHER STATES. U OF I PRESIDENT TIM KILLEEN SAYS IN 2015…45 PERCENT OF HIGH SCHOOL GRADS PLANNED TO GO TO AN OUT OF STATE SCHOOL.
 
 
THE "TRIPLE I" PROPOSAL IS A FIVE YEAR, 850 MILLION DOLLAR FINANCIAL AID PROGRAM. IT’S SUPPORTED BY REPRESENTATIVE MIKE ZALEWSKI OF RIVERSIDE WHO SAYS WE NEED TO ENCOURAGE KIDS TO STAY IN-STATE.
 
 
THE PLAN IS PART OF A LARGER PROPOSAL PENDING IN THE LEGISLATURE THAT GUARANTEES UNIVERSITY FUNDING IF CERTAIN PERFORMANCE STANDARDS ARE MET AT THE U OF I.

Local Weather
 

 

Main Office:
217-935-9590
© 2017 DeWitt Daily News, Miller Media Group
LinkedUpRadio
Built on Envisionwise Technology. Administrator Login
Envisionwise Web Services