In a video edited by PCC Policy Intern Tomi Kolapo (University of Chicago), PCC’s 2022 Student Advisory Council members Sabi Reza (Northeastern Illinois University), Ethan Chiu (Loyola University),...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.
Letter from Partnership for College Completion Executive Director Lisa Castillo Richmond It is commencement season. The performance of the rituals we so look forward to when all the...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
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
The second annual Illinois Equity in Attainment (ILEA) Initiative Equity Institute was held February 24-25, 2022 with record-setting attendance of nearly 600 participants. Staff, faculty and administrators from...read more
For Illinois college students like PCC Student Advisory Council member Angelina Furlan, Monetary Award Program (MAP) grant funding can make or break the decision to go to a...read more