The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Higher education funding cuts are urgent issue for all Illinois residents, NU students

May 14, 2017

As the end of the spring legislative session in Springfield arrives, hope for a better tomorrow perseveres. Both political parties share some common goals: keep Illinoisans from leaving, attract more residents, business and jobs...

Northwestern covers $2.4 million of tuition grants owed by state

Rishika Dugyala, Assistant City Editor

April 21, 2016

Northwestern is covering about $2.4 million in grants for low- and middle-income students on campus, funds Illinois has not provided since January due to the ongoing state budget deadlock. The University is currently making...