October 23, 2014
Four ISU grads up for Ill. Teacher of the Year (Bloomington Pantagraph)
Illinois State University has a 1 in 3 chance that Illinois' 2015 Teacher of the Year will be one of its own.
Four of 12 candidates will represent ISU when the award is presented at Saturday's Illinois State Board of Education "Those Who Excel" Banquet at the Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.
UI Labs names its first board of directors (Chicago Tribune)
UI Labs announced its first board of directors Wednesday, naming a group of nine very established leaders from big industry and academia..
UI Labs is a joint public-private program that will link government, industry and academia to support research and development initiatives.
Parent PLUS Loan Requirements Revisions Get Mixed Initial Reviews (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
The U.S. Department of Education Wednesday announced additional changes to the Parent Plus Loan requirements, which have been the source of much controversy recently.
The new rule updates the requirements for “adverse credit history,” the application of which recently set off a firestorm when numerous parents found themselves rejected for the aid.
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