layoffs http://tspr.org en Challenging Financial Times Continue for WIU http://tspr.org/post/challenging-financial-times-continue-wiu <p>Western Illinois University is facing another year of reduced state funding while also playing a waiting game with the state.<br /><br />WIU President Jack Thomas has asked each vice president at the school to reduce his or her division&#39;s total budget by 2%. Thomas said the state reduced it support of Western for the new fiscal year by $3.4 million, a cut of more than 6%.<br /><br />He said WIU recently received a $6.3 million payment from the state but is still owed around $13 million for the Fiscal Year 2012, which ended June 30.<br /> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 21:24:52 +0000 Rich Egger 17999 at http://tspr.org Challenging Financial Times Continue for WIU