Western Illinois University holds various programs throughout the summer for high school students and younger. It's an enrichment and recruiting tool.
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.
Both the Macomb School District and the Macomb Education Association said they have issued their “best and final” contract offers.
There are 498 fewer students attending Western Illinois University this fall than at this time last year.
Western Illinois University’s credit rating has been downgraded by Moody’s Investors Service, though the school has plenty of company.