higher education http://tspr.org en WIU Outlines Spending Plan for Next Year http://tspr.org/post/wiu-outlines-spending-plan-next-year <p>Western Illinois University has a preliminary spending plan in place for next year. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:52:43 +0000 Emily Boyer 54676 at http://tspr.org WIU Outlines Spending Plan for Next Year WIU Increases Community College Partnerships http://tspr.org/post/wiu-increases-community-college-partnerships <p>Students at a community college in northwest Illinois will be able to dual enroll at <a href="http://www.wiu.edu/" target="_blank">Western Illinois University</a>. That's despite their campuses being more than 170 miles apart. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:30:00 +0000 Emily Boyer 54564 at http://tspr.org WIU Increases Community College Partnerships Minimum Wage Hike Would Be Costly For WIU http://tspr.org/post/minimum-wage-hike-would-be-costly-wiu <p>Nearly a quarter of the student body works part-time, up to 20 hours a week, for the university. The majority of those students make $8.25 an hour, the current minimum wage in Illinois. Tue, 06 May 2014 20:23:34 +0000 Emily Boyer 52750 at http://tspr.org Minimum Wage Hike Would Be Costly For WIU Motion Filed To Put Pension Law On Hold http://tspr.org/post/motion-filed-put-pension-law-hold <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit Brian Mackey/WUIS" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wuis/files/styles/card_280/public/201305/CapitolStormySkyMay2013ByBMackey.jpg" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A court is being asked to prevent any aspect of Illinois' pension overhaul from taking effect, until it's decided whether the law is constitutional. Fri, 02 May 2014 21:02:26 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 52569 at http://tspr.org Motion Filed To Put Pension Law On Hold Knox College Questioned Over Handling of Sexual Misconduct Complaint http://tspr.org/post/knox-college-questioned-over-handling-sexual-misconduct-complaint <p>The federal government is investigating Knox College and 54 other colleges and universities for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints. Fri, 02 May 2014 00:01:58 +0000 TSPR Staff 52513 at http://tspr.org Knox College Questioned Over Handling of Sexual Misconduct Complaint