State falls through on promised money; IVCC looks to make cuts

Lindsey Bennett, IV Leader Opinion Editor

January 26, 2017

IVCC still has not received its allotted budget from the state for this year, though a spending plan will be put into place for fiscal year 2018 by July. Upcoming State of the State and budget addresses may both give residents...

A year later: Illinois’ budget crisis

Kayte Bernardoni, IVCC Honors Student

April 28, 2016

Illinois lawmakers have been unable to pass a spending budget for the current fiscal year, which started July 1, 2015, leaving many Illinois colleges and universities flailing. Illinois is currently in its tenth month without...

Financial aid stressed with MAP in jeopardy

Jessica Bursztynsky and Hannah Smith

March 10, 2016

IVCC financial aid advisers are encouraging students to apply for federal financial aid and scholarships since the state’s budget impasse has made state aid for students doubtful for the upcoming school year. “I would encourage...

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