John Miller

Rich Egger

A coalition of education, labor, and non-profit organizations is urging the governor and legislative leaders to cut the cost of higher education for students by providing more funding for its colleges and universities.

Tim Schroll/WIU

Western Illinois University plans to reduce its spending by $2 million in the fiscal year that begins July 1, even though it does not yet know how much money it will receive from the state.

TSPR's Rich Egger

The Western Illinois University Board of Trustees gave unanimous approval to the new contract agreement with the University Professionals of Illinois Local 4100, which represents WIU faculty members.

Rich Egger

Faculty members at Western Illinois University overwhelmingly approved a new three-year contract.

Rich Egger

The state’s consistently declining support of higher education forced Western Illinois University and its faculty union to rework their current contract.