For the first time in two years, higher education institutions across Illinois and the U.S. are returning to celebrating their graduating seniors at in-person ceremonies. As students and...read more
Sharing PCC’s analyses of local, state, and federal policies impacting college access and success, insights from higher education leaders on equity-centered plans and practices, and student perspectives about the urgent need for greater college access and affordability to support them realizing their career aspirations.
Spring is sometimes slow to come to Illinois, but once it does, it is always a beautiful thing. Many find spring to be a moment to stop and...read more
Established in 2021 by SB815, the Commission on Equitable Public University Funding charged with researching, modeling, and ultimately recommending specific criteria and approaches for an equity-based higher education...read more
Coming together in a circle to communicate is an ancient form of gathering. Circles can be a powerful means by which group members can listen, share, inquire, and...read more
In this Newsletter Policy Letter | Snapshot of Illinois Policy | Snapshot of Federal Policy Upcoming Events | Take Action Letter from Senior Policy Manager Emily Goldman This week, the...read more
On the last day of a shortened session, the Illinois General Assembly passed a budget that included a historic $122M increase in the Monetary Award Program (MAP), which...read more