Board of Higher Education approve $3.47 billion request

Illinois’ Board of Higher Education approved a funding request of $3.47 billion. If granted, the funding would be used for public universities, community colleges, grants and other higher education programs. The request would allow $24.1 million more to fund public universities. The budget request is $254 million more than requested last year but less than what was actually received for 2014-2015.

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