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Eastern Illinois University President writes letter to dispel rumors amid Illinois budget impasse

Madison BondiReboot Illinois

Jun 13, 2016

(Editor’s note: The letter below from Eastern Illinois University President David Glassman was published on EIU’s website on June 6th. Like other public universities in Illinois, Eastern had received no state funding since July 1, 2015, due to the state budget impasse until an emergency measure in April provided 30 percent of its normal funding.)

Dear Campus Community,

As I am sure you are aware, our state leaders failed to resolve the budgetary impasse in Springfield by their scheduled adjournment date of May 31.  Although there was much work done in the capital to move toward a full compromise budget or…

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