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Eastern Illinois University data show that enrollment for the fall semester is down by about 5 percent but it's the school's lowest decline from fall-to-fall in six years.

Eastern Illinois University is taking aggressive measures to recruit new high school students to its campus.

Parkland College's president says it will lay off about nine employees after Tuesday because of the state budget deadlock.

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During a visit to the Eastern Illinois University campus Tuesday...State Representative Reggie Phillips of Charleston advocated for legislation that would provide emergency funding to state universities and community colleges for the current fiscal year.

Eastern Illinois University has announced the layoff of 198 civil service employees, blaming the move on the continuing state budget impasse.

The lack of a state budget is continuing to affect state universities in Illinois, with some schools planning additional cuts to staff or classes.

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Over 100 faculty members at Eastern Illinois University have signed a petition calling for a no-confidence vote for the provost and vice president of academic affairs.

Leaders of several state universities and community colleges are sounding the alarm as they begin month three of receiving no money from Illinois.

State support for Illinois' 12 public universities and its 49 community colleges is the largest part of the state government that isn't being funded during Springfield's budget impasse.

Business leaders in Charleston and Coles County say cutbacks at Eastern Illinois University aren't unexpected - but that doesn't make them any easier to absorb.

Business leaders in Charleston and Coles County say cutbacks at Eastern Illinois University aren't unexpected - but that doesn't make them any easier to absorb.

Eastern Illinois University President David Glassman says the school will layoff 67 employees  on campus this week as the school tries to make financial plans for the school year.