Outmigration Context Reports

Dear Presidents and Chancellors, At the December Presidents & Chancellors meeting, Dr. Eric Lichtenberger provided a preliminary analysis of data the Information Management and Research staff gathered on outmigration. Attached are three separate documents reporting this data. The first DataPoint shares the residence and migration patterns of college freshmen into and from Illinois (2000-2014).  NCES/IPEDS…

Illinois Community College Board

Student Advisory Committee The Student Advisory Committee (SAC) was established by the Illinois Community College Board in 1982. It is the organization representing community college students which reviews community college policy issues, identifies issues of interest to students, and selects the student member of the Illinois Community College Board. ICCB staff support is provided by…

IBHE-SAC First Meeting

IBHE-SAC Meeting When  October 22, 2016 9:00am — 4:00pm Where Bone Student Center Illinois State University 100 N University St Normal, IL  61761-4441 *We will be meeting in the Old Main (located on the first floor) in the Bone Student Center for both days* More Information will be coming soon and will be posted  here.

Three Hot Topics for 2016-17 year

RESOURCE TITLE: Three Things I Think I Think: Ruminations on trends impacting higher education SHARE THIS RESOURCE ON American’s love lists, for a host of reasons, and the higher education policy community is no exception.  A wide collection of ‘Top Ten’ issue lists percolate each year through our thought leadership communities, including from the American…

IBHE BULLETIN: August 19, 2016

    Swimming Upstream   There has been much negative news about Illinois recently: pension and budget woes and their impact on higher education. However, as I have emphasized in my communications both inside and outside of Illinois, hard-working people in higher education continue to swim upstream to do hard work in service to our…

Prioritizing School Safety

Prioritizing School Safety: A New Curriculum for Colleges and Universities to Address Sexual Assault AUGUST 12, 2016 AT 10:33 AM ET BY CARRIE BETTINGER-LOPEZ TWITTER FACEBOOK EMAIL Summary: The White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault spurs a new resource on campus public safety and trauma-informed practices. The Department of Education has made clear…

Undocumented Students Remain Ineligible

Undocumented Students Remain Ineligible To Serve On University Of Illinois Board Of Trustees By AMANDA VINICKY • 8 HOURS AGO Originally published on August 8, 2016 6:02 pm Senator Iris Martinez CREDIT ILGA.GOV A veto from Gov. Bruce Rauner means undocumented students attending the University of Illinois are not eligible for certain leadership roles. Listen…

Student represents peers in IBHE

Northern Star Posted: Monday, August 1, 2016 6:00 am Courtesy of the Illinois Board of Higher Education Student represents peers in IBHE Stephanie Torres Celis, junior public health major, will represent students in the Illinois Board of Higher Education this fall. Leah Nicolini Stephanie Torres Celis, junior public health major, is Latino, female and a…

IBHE BULLETIN: July 22, 2016

Last week, I had the opportunity to join my fellow state higher education executive officers from across the 50 states to share challenges and successes in improving college completion and better ensuring student career success. While there is much good work going on in Illinois, there is also much we can learn from efforts in…

Press Release for the New IBHE-SAC Board:

SPRINGFIELD – – Stephanie Torres, a student at Northern Illinois University (NIU), has been elected as the new student member of the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE).Torres was chosen by the Board’s Student Advisory Committee (SAC) at its June meeting. She graduated from the College of DuPage with an Associate’s of Science and an…