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Is Rauner Employing The Failed Vietnam Strategy On Higher Education?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 03.03.2016 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

OPINION "BENTRE, Feb. 7 (AP) -- 'It became necessary to destroy the town to save it,' a United States major said today. He was talking about the dec...

Illinois Politicians Hellbent On Destroying Higher Education

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 02.24.2016 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Opinion by Reboot Illinois' Madeleine Doubek Our politicians appear to be hellbent on destroying our Illinois public colleges. If you have a child ...

Our Dear Senate President Cullerton, Speaker Madigan, and Governor Rauner

Bernard Rowan | Posted 02.18.2017 | Chicago
Bernard Rowan

There is a beautiful hymn that goes in part: "Order my steps in your word, Dear Lord. Lead me, guide me, every day. Send your anointing, Father, I p...

Existence of Illinois Public Colleges at Stake, Warns Moody's

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 02.10.2017 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Reports from credit ratings agencies on local governments don't normally make for thrilling reading, but a Feb. 5 report from Moody's Investors Servic...

Lawsuits Necessary to Protect Campus Speech

Will Creeley | Posted 07.01.2016 | College
Will Creeley

For public colleges and universities, First Amendment compliance isn't optional. It's a binding legal obligation. And when legal obligations are ignored, lawsuits are necessary -- a lesson ten institutions learned the hard way this past year.

Whites Like Me

Michael Beyer | Posted 05.25.2016 | Chicago
Michael Beyer

I lived and studied with black people, I felt comfortable around them and felt they accepted me, but I never had a conversation about race that made me uncomfortable. That changed when I met Chala Holland.

Free Speech on Campus: The 10 Worst Offenders of 2014

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.02.2015 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Schools all across the country not only fall short on promises of free expression and academic freedom but openly suppress constitutionally protected speech on campus by using tools such as speech codes to shut down forms of expression that might be uncomfortable, disagreeable, or even offensive to some members of the campus community.

10 Biggest Tuition Increases at Illinois Universities for the 2014-2015 School Year

Reboot Illinois | Posted 10.19.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

We went through Illinois private and public four-year universities to find which schools have the biggest tuition increase, by percentage, from 2013-14 to 2014-15.

Chicago State University Is the Right Place for President Obama Library

Hermene Hartman | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics
Hermene Hartman

The Presidential Library is definitely coming to Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants a unified effort instead of scattered sources going after it and we...

What's the Cost for Public Universities in Illinois?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 12.15.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

For the better part of a decade, Illinois' public universities have been battling ever-shrinking state funding. That's driven tuition costs up.

The 8 Least Sexually Healthy Colleges

Posted 06.07.2012 | College

Some colleges should simply step up when promoting sexual health on campus, according to Trojan brand condoms. Granted, all colleges' missions don...

College Reverses Controversial New Media Policy

Posted 04.07.2012 | Chicago

Chicago State University has quickly reversed its decision to ban its faculty and staff from speaking with the media -- a policy which could have led ...

Failing School? It Doesn't Matter At Chicago State | Jodi S. Cohen, Tribune Reporter | Posted 09.25.2011 | College

Chicago State University, which was at risk of losing its accreditation because of troubling enrollment and retention figures, intentionally let faili...

Chicago State Freshmen May Get iPads Next Year, Pending Trustee Vote

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago State University's trustees next week plan to vote whether to provide all full-time freshmen, and the faculty who teach them, with free Apple ...

Mary Mitchell Strikes Back, and Misfires

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

One way to sell newspapers is to get two columnists fighting. I don't pick fights. But I don't run from one either.

Chicago State University Prez is Right: There Is No Free Lunch for Icons

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

What's so wrong with teaching a full course load?

Rep. Monique Davis, Student Damian Wolak Immersed In Statue Scandals

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It is apparently stolen statue week in Chicago. First, there was the hoopla over State Rep. Monique Davis keeping a 400-pound bronze statue of an Afri...

Chicago State University Could Lose Accreditation

Chicago Tribune | Angie Leventis Lourgos and Jodi S. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago State University is at risk of losing its accreditation because of "remarkably poor" graduation and retention rates, as well as tumultuous lea...

Chi-Town Daily News Reporter Calls Out Tribune For 'Copycat' Cover Story

Chi-Town Daily News | PETER SACHS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

I had a very long moment of déjà vu when I saw the front page of yesterday's Trib with a giant article (including giant photo) about a new West Side...

Chicago State Gets $40M From Springfield It Didn't Request

Chicago Tribune | Angie Leventis Lourgos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Frank Pogue learned his South Side school would be building an extension campus on the West Side, and state lawmakers were allocating $40 million for ...

Education in Chicago: Wayne D. Watson is the Wrong Man at the Wrong Time for Chicago State University.

Bill Sweetland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bill Sweetland

What Chicago State University needs now is radical reform, if not revolution, and the thought of Dr. Watson stepping on the toes to make it happen is simply ludicrous.

New Chicago State President Wayne Watson: 'You Better Know Emil Jones'

Chicago Sun-Times | Dave Newbart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A day after he was chosen to head Chicago State University, Wayne Watson promised to "transform" the troubled South Side university within two to four...

Chicago State Introduces New President To Chorus Of Boos

Chi-Town Daily News | PETER SACHS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

To a nearly deafening chorus of boos and shouts, the Board of Trustees at Chicago State University this morning unanimously voted for longtime college...

Hey, Chicago State University: Watson's a Winner

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

It has been a long time since Chicago State University has had a native Chicagoan as its president.

Chicago State Advisory Board Resigns To Protest Presidential Search

Chi-Town Daily News | PETER SACHS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

All but two members of an advisory board involved in Chicago State University's presidential search process abruptly resigned this afternoon and walke...