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Rep. Pritchard sponsors bill to help higher education’s ‘financial crisis’

By Alexander Chettiath | February 4, 2016

Correction: The Northern Star incorrectly reported that Keisha Dyson, director of Marketing and Communications at Governors State University, said Governors State University cannot plan for summer 2016 and fall 2016 without a reasonable operating budget.Dyson...

NIU credit rating down

By Alexander Chettiath | October 29, 2015

NIU and three other Illinois universities saw a downgrade in their credit ratings on Monday because of their “high reliance on the State of Illinois for operating funding,” according to a report issued by Moody’s Investor Services.Moody’s is a...

Students have mixed feelings about universities’ use of slogans

By Linze Griebenow | November 21, 2011

Amanda Owens, senior sociology major at Northeastern Illinois University, said she forgot colleges have slogans. "Can you tell me what [the university slogan] is?" Owens said. Northeastern's slogan is "Learn in the City, Lead in the World." Recently,...

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