News Around Illinois – April 22, 2020

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Pritzker: COVID-19 Case Peak Hasn’t Happened Yet CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced 1,551 new cases of COVID-19 in the state Tuesday. That brings the statewide total to more than 33,000. 119 new fatalities brings the death toll to more than 1,400. IDPH noted that of the people who had confirmed […]

U Of I Expands Free Tuition Program, At Governor’s Request

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CHICAGO – On the heels of a tuition hike, the University of Illinois is expanding Illinois Commitment, its free tuition program meant to attract students who might otherwise attend out-of-state schools. Speaking Friday morning in Chicago, Governor JB Pritzker says he made that request of the U of I Board of Trustees. “I asked them […]

University Of Illinois Administrators Raise Tuition

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[perfectpullquote align=”left” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]Base Tuition For In-State Undergrads: $12,254 at U-I Urbana-Champaign; $10,776 at U-I Chicago; $9,503 at U-I Springfield [/perfectpullquote] CHICAGO – University of Illinois trustees voted in Chicago Thursday to raise tuition for the first time in six years, and extend the contract of their president, Tim Killeen. The […]