HB 5531 http://tspr.org en Illinois Targets Perk for University Employees http://tspr.org/post/illinois-targets-perk-university-employees <p>Illinois legislators are considering whether to revoke a benefit long enjoyed by state university employees.<br /><br />Anyone who has worked in the state university system for at least seven years gets 50% off tuition for their children. Universities say tuition waivers help attract and retain quality employees.<br /><br />Dave Steelman, who lobbies for Western Illinois University, said the majority of WIU employees using tuition waivers are relatively low-paid workers, such as clerks.<br /> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 16:16:00 +0000 Rich Egger 11102 at http://tspr.org Illinois Targets Perk for University Employees