More Budget Cuts at WIU

Jan 23, 2014
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

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

Western UPI Chapter Sends Letter Opposing Cost Shift

Jul 19, 2013
Rich Egger

A public employee union in Illinois is criticizing several university presidents for backing a pension reform plan that includes cuts to benefits and a proposal to shift costs to university employees.