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State bill to fund Stevens Hall renovations overturned; Cole Hall project remains funded

Construction crews pill up rubble while tearing down Cole Hall's foyer as part of the remodeling process.

Jim Maahs and Allyson martin

January 28, 2011

DeKALB | Funding for the Stevens Hall renovation plan was abruptly halted Wednesday when an Illinois appellate court ruled the bill unconstitutional. NIU President John Peters announced the news at a University Council meeting Wednesday afternoon. Projects that are to be affected by this court ruling...