National Louis University (NLU) joined the Illinois Equity in Attainment (ILEA) initiative to further its vision of becoming a national leader in driving equity in bachelor’s degree attainment...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
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
Dear ILEA Partners, I am excited to bring you greetings on behalf of your PCC Family. My name is Kim Everett (she/her/hers), and I have the honor of...read more
If last year’s budget address brought a feeling of relief, today’s budget address evoked hope. The Governor’s proposed investment of $122 million in additional state financial aid will...read more
In his 2021 budget address, Governor Pritzker continued to break from his predecessors in ensuring that our state’s higher education system does not sink further into a quagmire...read more