Northeastern Illinois University announced last week it's laying off hundreds of students - all ahead of a new furlough program for the rest of the campus employees. As WSIU's Jennifer Fuller reports, the state's budget crisis is forcing leaders at Southern Illinois University to keep a close eye on how this plays out.
News that Northeastern Illinois University is cutting hundreds of student jobs has workers at schools across the state nervous.
August 22 marks the start of a new semester at Southern Illinois University. WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn about enrollment expectations, next year's Solar Eclipse, and some water problems on the SIU Edwardsville campus.