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by wiu712
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Football
Topic: Question on Family Day Game
Replies: 15
Views: 362

Re: Question on Family Day Game

Last year on Family Day we only had announced attendance of 4,011. I know the town was full of parents that day, and it was next to impossible to find hotel rooms. Why was attendance so low? What does family day consist of on Campus? What, if anything can be done to “push” people to Hanson field at...
by wiu712
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Western News
Topic: New President
Replies: 5
Views: 297

Re: New President

WIU Board Chairperson Talks About Presidential Separation Agreement. From Tri-States Public Radio, WIUM-FM: https://www.tspr.org/post/wiu-board-chairperson-talks-about-presidential-separation-agreement Editorial: Board takes first step in turning Western Illinois around. From the Moline Dispatch - ...
by wiu712
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Western News
Topic: 2020 State Budget
Replies: 8
Views: 471

Re: 2020 State Budget

In other business at the June 14 meeting, the Board of Trustees voted to remove Emergency Management from the program elimination list. Emergency Management will merge with the School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration. The board also voted to table the resolution to eliminate seven under...
by wiu712
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Football
Topic: Father's Day message from the Team
Replies: 2
Views: 141

Re: Father's Day message from the Team

That was very nice!
by wiu712
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Western News
Topic: 2020 State Budget
Replies: 8
Views: 471

Re: 2020 State Budget

"Growing our way out ..." is a good long-term goal.

But there is the more immediate problem with the $20 million budget shortfall that will need to be addressed now.
by wiu712
Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Western News
Topic: 2020 State Budget
Replies: 8
Views: 471

2020 State Budget

The Board passed a deficit budget for 2019-2020. When it was originally announced, the FY20 Budget was $20 million out-of-balance. The hope was that the State would increase its funding to cover that $20 million short-fall. I have not heard if the 5% increase will be enough to cover that $20 millio...
by wiu712
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Western News
Topic: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff
Replies: 2225
Views: 278553

Re: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff

WIU Board, Faculty move forward after president resigns. From WGEM News: https://wgem.com/2019/06/14/wiu-board-faculty-move-forward-after-president-resigns/ Board of Trustees meeting; WIU President announces resignation. From KHQA News: https://khqa.com/news/local/board-of-trustees-meeting-wiu-pres...
by wiu712
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Western News
Topic: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff
Replies: 2225
Views: 278553

Re: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff

Western Illinois University president steps down.
From the Chicago Tribune:
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/bre ... story.html
by wiu712
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Western News
Topic: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff
Replies: 2225
Views: 278553

Re: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff

WIU President Jack Thomas resigns. From WGEM News: https://wgem.com/2019/06/14/wiu-president-jack-thomas-resigns/ Embattled WIU President Jack Thomas announces his resignation. From the Peoria Journal-Star: https://www.pjstar.com/news/20190614/embattled-wiu-president-jack-thomas-announces-resignati...
by wiu712
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Western News
Topic: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff
Replies: 2225
Views: 278553

Re: Updates to faculty layoff plan and other stuff

Some Decry Alumni Council Call for WIU President’s Departure.
From "Diverse Issues in Higher Education":
https://diverseeducation.com/article/147693/