Western Illinois University

Employee Signed Retirement Commitment
10:32 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Pension Delay Comes Too Late For Some WIU Employees

Credit 401(K)2012 / Flickr Creative Commons

The implementation of Illinois’ pension reform has been delayed by an injunction issued by a Sangamon County Judge.

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21st DWDI
11:05 am
Sun May 11, 2014

Social Justice and Education

The WIU Multicultural Center
Credit Rich Egger

Teachers will do the learning the next couple days as Western Illinois University hosts the annual Dealing With Difference Institute.

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College in Quad Cities
5:37 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

WIU Dual Degree Agreement with Palmer College

WIU President Jack Thomas signing the agreement with Palmer College Chancellor Dennis Marchiori
Credit WVIK-FM

It will now be easier for graduates of Western Illinois University to earn a doctorate of chiropractic degree from Palmer College in the Quad Cities.

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Center for Performing Arts
3:52 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

WIU To Sell Naming Rights of Center for Performing Arts

Center for Performing Arts

Western Illinois University plans to sell off the naming rights for portions of the soon to be constructed Center for Performing Arts.

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Minimum Wage Hike
3:23 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Minimum Wage Hike Would Be Costly For WIU

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Nearly a quarter of the student body works part-time, up to 20 hours a week, for the university. The majority of those students make $8.25 an hour, the current minimum wage in Illinois.

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