Southern Illinois University
Simon cites a Pew Research Center report that found students amassed an average of $26,000 in student loans in 2010.
The survey measured public opinion on ethics and reform. 77 percent of respondents say corruption in Illinois government is widespread.
SIU profesor John Jackson says anti-Chicago sentiment has grown in Southern Illinois over the last 10-15 years.
State university officials have begun their annual trek to Springfield, testifying about what their financial needs.
Lawmakers want to keep along-term Illinois tax incentive program going.
Other universities buying domain to keep pornographers from using them.
The university’s board of trustees now must ratify the agreements.
He threatened to bomb Southern Illinois University’s flagship Carbondale campus and kill 4,000 students and staff.
The two sides signed the tentative deal Monday after the union ended its week-long strike on Nov. 9.
Two sides have reached verbal agreement on many of the once-thorny contract issues.