University Leaders Make Another Plea For Budget

(Moline, IL) — University officials say there’s a ticking clock. Can Illinois make it to next year, and next year’s budget, before something catastrophic happens? Late last week, university officials made another plea for state funding as they wait for a state budget. Western Illinois University President Jack Thomas says they’ve whittled down reserves, but don’t know how much longer the school can last without some help from lawmakers.