A new study released Tuesday says Illinois graduation rates are low for part-time students compared to full-time students.The study from the non-profit Complete College America looked at self-reported data from the state on both full-time and part-time students at public colleges and universities.
The University of Illinois' main campus in Urbana-Champaign has experienced record enrollment this year.The university released its 10-day attendance figures Tuesday, showing 42,606 students are enrolled - up more than 600 from the 2010-2011 academic year.University spokeswoman Robin Kaler told the
A published report says Chicago State University allowed failing students to continue registering for classes while it was at risk of losing accreditation because of poor enrollment and retention figures.The college has a policy saying students with a grade-point average below 1.
Some young radio producers are organizing for control of the Chicago area’s only noncommercial Latino broadcast outlet.They’re upset about plans by the National Museum of Mexican Art to sell the building and license of WRTE-FM Chicago (90.5), a youth-run station known as Radio Arte that airs music a
Part of a series on young people and financial literacyFor many high school and college seniors, graduation is a time of new beginnings and harsh realities. Their thoughts are turning to money — for tuition, rent, and credit card bills.
College is a time for new experiences – students are free from parents, able to meet people from around the world and there are also the parties! For many young people college is also an opportunity for sexual experimentation.