Matt Bierman

The University Hosts Summer Programs
4:38 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Western Illinois University Recruits Youth

An airbrush class at Garwood Hall is part of an art camp at WIU.
Credit Frannie Smith / Tri States Public Radio News

Western Illinois University holds various programs throughout the summer for high school students and younger. It's an enrichment and recruiting tool.

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Planning for the Future
7:06 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

More Budget Cuts at WIU

Credit 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.

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Proposals Go To ILRB
12:07 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

Macomb Teachers, District Make Final Contract Offers

Picketing signs at Chandler Park
Credit Rich Egger

Both the Macomb School District and the Macomb Education Association said they have issued their “best and final” contract offers.

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Millions of Dollars
8:15 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

WIU Enrollment Decline Impacts Bottom Line

Sherman Hall, the administration building at WIU
Credit Rich Egger

There are 498 fewer students attending Western Illinois University this fall than at this time last year.

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Western Not Alone
7:10 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Moody’s Downgrades WIU Rating

Credit Rich Egger

Western Illinois University’s credit rating has been downgraded by Moody’s  Investors Service, though the school has plenty of company.

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