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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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BoT Meeting
6:55 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Final Approval for WIU Faculty Pact

Credit 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.

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Union Chief Blames the State
4:21 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Changes Coming to WIU Faculty Contract

Credit Rich Egger

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

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Also Against Pension Cuts
6:26 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Western UPI Chapter Sends Letter Opposing Cost Shift

Sherman Hall at WIU
Credit 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.

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