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sealhall74
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sealhall74 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:39 am
Neckfansince71 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:39 am
So, 8.9 million to restart PAC! Can anyone tell me what that means? ;) jc
A whole bunch of gold-plated shovels for an elaborate ground-breaking ceremony. Enough to make Al Goldfarb smile from ear to ear. :lol:
My guess is that the 8.9M is for a whole new set of architectural shovel-ready plans. The cost for those was 4M back in 2004. Given inflation rate since then, I assume that is what you get for over twice the original cost of the plans.
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sealhall74 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:32 am
sealhall74 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:39 am
Neckfansince71 wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:39 am
So, 8.9 million to restart PAC! Can anyone tell me what that means? ;) jc
A whole bunch of gold-plated shovels for an elaborate ground-breaking ceremony. Enough to make Al Goldfarb smile from ear to ear. :lol:
My guess is that the 8.9M is for a whole new set of architectural shovel-ready plans. The cost for those was 4M back in 2004. Given inflation rate since then, I assume that is what you get for over twice the original cost of the plans.
I would hope it would be a redesign and in a different area instead of shoehorning it in and needing to build a parking garage. Old Godfathers/Movie theater makes for great and easy entry to WIU and easy and plentiful parking access.
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Interim President Martin Abraham talks about Western's enrollment.
From the McDonough County Voice:
https://www.mcdonoughvoice.com/news/202 ... enrollment

Enrollment slowly climbing at Western Illinois University.
From WQAD-TV (Moline):
https://wqad.com/2020/01/13/enrollment- ... niversity/
wiu712
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WIU's Interim President: We Have Turned the Corner.
From Tri-States Public Radio, WIUM-FM:
https://www.tspr.org/post/wius-interim- ... ned-corner


From the Western Courier:
Interim President Martin Abraham addresses the future of WIU.
https://westerncourier.com/46480/news/i ... re-of-wiu/

Western takes leaps with new scholarships for incoming freshmen.
https://westerncourier.com/46463/news/w ... -freshmen/
wiu712
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President Abraham comments on presidential search.
From the McDonough County Voice:
https://www.mcdonoughvoice.com/news/202 ... ial-search
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Neckfansince71
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Hey, I like this! Time to spruce up the neighborhoods that surround the University! I like the fact that the Foundation will be involved also.


https://www.mcdonoughvoice.com/news/202 ... ed-housing
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Neckfansince71
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Macomb targets dilapidated housing

Hey, I like this! Time to spruce up the neighborhoods that surround the University! I like the fact that the Foundation will be involved also.


https://www.mcdonoughvoice.com/news/202 ... ed-housing
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The Macomb Plan for WIU Neighborhood Improvements.
From Tri-States Public Radio, WIUM-FM:
https://www.tspr.org/post/macomb-plan-w ... provements
wiu712
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Retention, New Graduate Enrollment on the Rise. The University's Spring 2020 total enrollment is 6,994.
http://www.wiu.edu/news/newsrelease.php ... e_id=16961
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