tuition http://peoriapublicradio.org en Eureka College freezes room, board costs for 2014-2015 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/eureka-college-freezes-room-board-costs-2014-2015 <p>Eureka College is freezing student room and board costs for the 2014-2015 academic year. &nbsp;The Board of Trustees vote follows a similar move to freeze tuition at the current year’s rate. The freeze applies to present and incoming students.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:02:38 +0000 Alex Rusciano 19131 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Eureka College freezes room, board costs for 2014-2015 Study: state boosted higher ed funding by 15-percent last year http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/study-state-boosted-higher-ed-funding-15-percent-last-year <p>State funding for colleges and universities appears to be rebounding across the nation. Illinois State University Professor Jim Palmer says his annual survey shows state legislatures spent nearly 6% more on higher education last year. Palmer says these funding swings tend to track recessions and the economy fairly closely:</p><p></p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 04:28:11 +0000 Charles Schlenker 17866 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Study: state boosted higher ed funding by 15-percent last year U of I trustees to consider 1.7-percent tuition hike http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/u-i-trustees-consider-17-percent-tuition-hike <p></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:32:48 +0000 Jeff Bossert 17546 at http://peoriapublicradio.org U of I trustees to consider 1.7-percent tuition hike ICC tuition to increase eight percent http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/icc-tuition-increase-eight-percent <p>Illinois Central College tuition is going up eight percent next school year. The ICC board of trustees approved the &nbsp;increase Wednesday. It raises the tuition rate about nine dollars per credit hour.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 23:54:21 +0000 Alex Rusciano 3130 at http://peoriapublicradio.org ICC tuition to increase eight percent