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GOVERNOR J-B PRITZKER SAYS HIGHER EDUCATION IN ILLINOIS WILL RECEIVE A MUCH-NEEDED PICK-ME-UP UNDER THE NEW “REBUILD ILLINOIS” PROGRAM.

 

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES MONEY FOR EVERYTHING FROM A NEW PARKING LOT AT MORTON COLLEGE TO A NEW QUANTUM PHYSICS FACILITY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS IN URBANA/CHAMPAIGN SAYS GOVERNOR PRITZKER. ADDITIONALLY:

 

 

NEARLY THREE BILLION DOLLARS IN FUNDING WILL COVER DEFERRED MAINTENANCE NEEDS…NEW BUILDINGS AND OTHER COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY PROJECTS. GOVERNOR J-B PRITZKER SAYS THIS IS AN IMPORTANT INVESTMENT.

 

 

MAJOR PROJECTS INCLUDE A QUANTUM PHYSICS FACILITY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, A NEW HEALTH SCIENCES BUILDING AT SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY EDWARDSVILLE AND NEW SCIENCE BUILDINGS AT WESTERN AND EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITIES.

 

THE GOVERNOR SAYS MAKING THESE INVESTMENTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION WILL HELP KEEP MORE STUDENTS IN ILLINOIS FOR COLLEGE.

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