2 Investigators: Chicago State Pays Lobbyists To Lobby For FundsSo why is publicly-funded Chicago State University paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to well connected lobbyists? That’s just one of several questions CBS 2 investigator Brad Edwards had for Chicago State University leaders.
Chicago State University Faculty Asks Rauner To Replace TrusteesThe faculty at Chicago State University has asked Gov. Bruce Rauner to remove all the trustees at the beleaguered South Side school as it faces declining enrollment, major funding shortfalls, and the unexpected ouster of its popular new president.
Chicago State University Has Just 86 Freshmen This FallThat’s less than a tenth the size of its freshman class five years ago, when 1,058 first-year students enrolled, university figures show.
Chicago State University Faculty Union Wants Trustees To ResignFreshman enrollment at financially troubled Chicago State University has fallen to 86 freshmen this fall semester.
Chicago State University President Resigns, Gets $600,000 SeveranceAfter less than nine months on the job, Chicago State University president Thomas Calhoun Jr. has resigned, and will receive $600,000 as part of a separation agreement approved by the board of trustees on Friday.
Chicago State Dorms Have Been Without Hot Water For 2 WeeksChicago State officials are looking into the possibility of some sort of compensation for students.
State Cash Infusion Was Too Little, Too Late For Chicago State UniversityThree hundred employees -- one third of staff -- have been laid off at the South Side institution, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
Illinois Lawmakers Pass Bill To Fund Colleges, UniversitiesRepublican Gov. Bruce Rauner is expected to sign the bill, which is a one-time deal and includes nearly $170 million in tuition grants for low-income students.
Chicago State Student Leader Unimpressed By Rauner's Push For Budget DealGov. Bruce Rauner has urged lawmakers to come together and negotiate an end to the budget impasse that, among other things, threatens to shut down Chicago State University, but the head of student government at CSU said faculty and students have been saying that for month
With University's Fate Uncertain, Chicago State Students 'On Edge'With the entire Chicago State University staff facing possible layoffs, the school reportedly informed staff and students to return keys to campus facilities by next week.
Students, Lawmakers Demand Rauner Release MAP Scholarship Funds During Rally At Chicago StateStudents, educators, and the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus hosted a rally at Chicago State University demanding that Governor Bruce Rauner release funding to the state university system and grants for students, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
Chicago State University Sends Layoff Notices To All EmployeesWith state funding cut off due to the ongoing budget impasse, Chicago State University has announced all 900 employees, including the university president, are receiving layoff notices.