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Budget Stalemate ends, brings temporary relief to NEIU

Sarahy Lopez, Staff Writer

July 25, 2017

Filed under News

The budget stalemate that affected NEIU and other public universities and colleges has ended, bringing a source of funding and relief to the university. The proposed budget will keep NEIU running well into the next year. “I’m delighted to utter the words we have a budget,” said Interim President Helldobler during th...

Furloughs extended to save jobs

Furloughs extended to save jobs

May 22, 2017

NEIU will continue its furlough program after officials in Springfield failed to pass a state budget. This means that administrative, prof...

What, the furlough?!

What, the furlough?!

April 4, 2017

The university is rapidly approaching a financial wall. The administration and faculty are working to redu...

Inaction speaks louder than words

Inaction speaks louder than words

February 21, 2017

Furlough days will be imposed on faculty and staff for the second time in nearly a year without state ...

Potential State Cuts Loom Over NEIU

Potential State Cuts Loom Over NEIU

April 29, 2014

  NEIU could lose a significant amount in state funding depending on the outcome of the current budget debate. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn plans to ...