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.
Sanders Supporters 'Feel The Bern' At Chicago State UniversityThe U.S. senator from Vermont stumps in Illinois for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Chicago State University To Feel The Bern With Sanders Rally ThursdayDemocratic presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders has announced a rally Thursday evening at Chicago State University, and the timing of his visit couldn't be more apt as the school struggles to stay open amid the state budget stalemate.
Chicago State To Cancel Spring BreakFaced with a growing budget crisis, Chicago State University plans to cancel spring break and accelerate the end of the semester before the school runs out of cash.
Chicago State University Students Rally In Loop To Protest Possible ShutdownTwo weeks after they shut down part of the Dan Ryan Expressway to protest the possible closing of their school amid the state budget impasse, students from Chicago State University took their protest to the governor’s office downtown.
Chicago State University Students March On Dan Ryan To Protest State Budget StalemateStudents from Chicago State University shut down three Chicago expressways on Thursday, when they marched onto the Dan Ryan to protest the impact the state’s budget impasse has had on their school.
Rauner Says Chicago State University 'Throwing Money Down The Toilet'The Illinois governor was criticized last week for lingering state budget problems that could harm universities. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports on his response.

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