Brett Stoller

State Funding Delay
6:45 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

SRC Still Waiting for New Macomb Campus

The Community Outreach Center occupies a small part of SRC's building on E Jackson St in Macomb, but much of the building remains vacant.
Credit Rich Egger

It’s been several years since Spoon River College acquired a former furniture store on East Jackson Street in Macomb, hoping to convert it into its new Macomb campus.

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East Jackson St Location
4:01 pm
Mon May 28, 2012

Cost Rising for New SRC Campus in Macomb

The current SRC campus in Macomb
Rich Egger

The State of Illinois has yet to provide funding to help Spoon River College build its new campus in Macomb, and the longer it takes the more expensive the project becomes.

Brett Stoller, SRC Vice President of Administrative Services, said both the state and the college will have to come up with more money.

“The total project goes up 2.7% (per year), and so our 25% share of that automatically goes up also,” Stoller said.

The estimated cost is now $16,278,800.  SRC is asking the state for $12,209,200 and will provide a local match of $4,069,600.

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