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"I had two fully grown men on my back pushing me into the ground, and he said in the video, 'If you can talk, you can breathe.'"
In addition to spending questions surrounding College of DuPage President Robert Brueder, federal investigators might also
To those who have followed the epic Illinois pension reform battle over the past three years or so, Wednesday's arguments before the Illinois Supreme Court in a landmark pension reform lawsuit may have been disorienting.
Institutions of higher learning are caught between a rock and hard place. On one hand, keeping tuition affordable presents greater opportunities and attracts more students, but it limits colleges and universities financially as the downward trend in state funding continues.
Without exception, each and every college and university must keep their fiscal house in order at all times by maintaining a balanced budget with "rainy day" funds that promote freedom, action and innovation.
With Detroit having filed for bankruptcy and dozens of Illinois municipalities facing financial calamity over pension obligations they can't meet, a natural question is whether Illinois cities will follow Detroit's example.
Thanks to the information made available by the Edgar County Watchdogs, we are starting to gain insight into how the elected trustees and entire management/oversight structures at the College of DuPage have "gamed the system for personal gain."
According to the Community College Research Center at Columbia University, approximately 45 percent of all undergraduate
It is my belief that community colleges are the answer to the labor crisis in this country. Colleges that don't make tough decisions are in fact contributing to this country's economic crisis as their students enthusiastically walk across the stage in their cap and gown only to eventually become a jobless statistic.
This is a no brainer. Let's keep our students here for four years if it means better, higher-level careers for them in specific
While we may not be able to fix problems at the state level, we can help future generations make wise decisions, enabling them to achieve their educational goals while taking on minimal debt.