Oldest Black Sorority Gives Chicago State University $100KChicago State University has received $100,000 from Alpha Kappa Alpha, the nation's oldest black sorority.
Chicago State Agrees To Pay $650K To Settle Blog LawsuitThe university faced many financial problems in recent years, with officials declaring a financial emergency in 2016. The university has paid multiple settlements to employees who filed whistleblower lawsuits, including $4.3 million to a school official who was fired after accusing the school's former president of misconduct.
New Colleges Added To Chicago STAR Scholarship ProgramSince the program launched in 2015, more than 6,000 students have been named STAR Scholars.
National Science Foundation Awards Chicago State University $1.3M For STEM StudiesThis funding will allow researchers to obtain significant new knowledge on factors that sustain institutional collaborations that advance underrepresented minority student achievement in STEM majors at LSAMP campuses.
Chicago State Professor: Roseanne Barr's Tweet Is 'Disheartening'“Racists have called African Americans apes,” Ellis points out, “when the first slaves arrived on these shores more than 400 years ago and through and beyond Barack Obama’s presidency. He and the former first lady were depicted in cartoons as monkeys.”
Chicago State University Hires New LeadershipChicago State University is bringing in new leadership, including a former federal prosecutor as the university's president and a former Chicago Bears defensive lineman as athletic director.
Graduation Time Is A Family AffairA grandmother and her granddaughter celebrate graduation day by getting their degrees at the same time.
Burst Pipe Leaves Chicago State Residence Hall Without Heat, Hot WaterA pipe burst Friday afternoon at the Chicago State University Student Union Building and Residence Hall, forcing the university to close the buildings and provide student housing at hotels.
Vigil Held For Murdered Chicago State University Student26-year-old Simone McKay was found shot to death on the front porch of her Rosemoor home over the weekend.
NEIU, Chicago State In Crisis But ISU Is Coping With The Financial StarvationIllinois State University does not anticipate furloughs, faculty cuts or reductions in class offerings due to the major shortfall stemming from the state's budget crisis.
Alderman, Commissioner Clash Over Chicago State University LeadershipTwo elected officials whose constituents include Chicago State University have been at odds over who should run the struggling state college.
Paul Vallas Part Of Gov. Rauner Panel To Overhaul Chicago State UniversityGov. Bruce Rauner has introduced the team he hopes will completely overhaul the troubled Chicago State University.
CSU Settles Yet Another Whistleblower Lawsuit For $1.3 MillionCash-strapped Chicago State University has agreed to a $1.3 million settlement in a whistleblower lawsuit brought by a former administrator who said he was fired for reporting financial misconduct by then-President Wayne Watson.
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.