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Eastern Illinois University's Spring 2020 total enrollment is 7,621 students. That is a 181 student increase from Spring 2019.
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Western Illinois University reports increased undergraduate retention, new graduate enrollment from last year.
From the Quad-City Times:
https://qctimes.com/news/local/educatio ... cf9f7.html
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SIU-Carbondale reports the highest fall-to-spring freshman retention numbers in 10 years. Approximately 91% of freshman enrolled at SIU-C in the fall came back to school in the spring.

Fall 2020 applications for freshmen are up 20% at SIU-C.

There were 11,695 students enrolled in fall 2019 at SIU-C. The total enrollment for spring semester is 10,779.
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WIU Striving to Correct Structural Budget Deficit.
From Tri-States Public Radio, WIUM-FM:
https://www.tspr.org/post/wiu-striving- ... et-deficit
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WIU to get $8.9 Million for Performing Arts Center re-draft.
From the McDonough County Voice:
https://www.mcdonoughvoice.com/news/202 ... as-redraft
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Western Illinois University is on pace to increase retention, admittance, application rates.
From the Quad-City Times:
https://qctimes.com/news/local/educatio ... fbd82.html
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Neckfansince71
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A huge crowd at today's Discover Western! I mean huge as in standing room only and 395 attendees. (students and parents) ST, can you post a picture of the turnout somewhere below? Gotta keep things going in the right direction! ;) jc
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Neckfansince71 wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:09 pm
A huge crowd at today's Discover Western! I mean huge as in standing room only and 395 attendees. (students and parents) ST, can you post a picture of the turnout somewhere below? Gotta keep things going in the right direction! ;) jc
You might be referring to this one:

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But here's a whole bunch of photos:
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Neckfansince71
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Just makes my heart sing! Lead the way "Father Abraham!" ;) jc
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From "Discover Western" at the Rec Center:

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