Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Lack of full funding hinders future university planning - Cassie Buchman, Daily Eastern

Although Eastern received a stopgap budget in July, the university will have problems planning for the future without full funding. After going without a budget for nearly a year, Illinois lawmakers passed a stopgap budget Gov. Bruce Rauner then signed, giving Eastern a stopgap appropriation of $12.6 million rather than its anticipated appropriation of around $38 million. Eastern President David Glassman said as long as the stopgap funds continue to come in at a predictable measure, the university can operate. The problem, he said, is that there cannot be any long-term planning done without full funding, which is what the university ultimately needs. http://www.dailyeasternnews.com/2016/09/22/lack-of-full-funding-hinders-future-university-planning/

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