A delegation from Botswana visited Macomb to celebrate new educational exchange agreements between Western Illinois Univesity and universities in Botswana.
There are items we may want like a new cell phone, an iPad or a luxury car. Then there are items we need like food, water and shelter.
Sustainability and affordability can go “hand in hand.” That’s the opinion of an expert with Habitat for Humanity of Iowa.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn wants to give Western Illinois University even less money next year than it received this year.
The governor’s budget address called for a funding decrease of 2.5 million dollars for Western. In response WIU President Jack Thomas sent a letter to staff telling them to prepare for the cuts.