News Releases

IBHE names education veteran Ginger Ostro
as executive director

01/09/20

IBHE has hired Ginger Ostro as executive director effective Feb. 1. She will lead higher education to a focus on improving college attainment and closing gaps for underrepresented students.

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IBHE To Present Budget Recommendations To Board

12/06/19

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Board of Higher Education will discuss budget recommendations at its meeting Tues., Dec. 10 at DePaul University’s Lincoln Park Campus.

Staff is recommending increases that invest in students thorough direct financial assistance and by building up our colleges and universities. The board meeting begins at 1 p.m.

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IBHE Board Approves Budget Request That Puts Students First

12/10/19

LINCOLN PARK – The Illinois Board of Higher Education has approved a fiscal year 2021 budget that increases funding for direct student support through the Monetary Award Program (MAP) and AIM HIGH, as well as for college and university operations.

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Dual Credit Endorsement News Release

10/23/19

Illinois is a National Leader by Offering Dual Credit Endorsement for Teachers

Endorsement aims to support rapidly growing number of students earning college credit while in high school.

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Dual Credit Endorsement News Release

10/23/19

Illinois is a National Leader by Offering Dual Credit Endorsement for Teachers

Endorsement aims to support rapidly growing number of students earning college credit while in high school.

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Senate Joint Resolution Information

9/9/19

Senate Joint Resolution

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SJR 41 Meeting Notice

9/9/19

In accordance with the Illinois Open Meetings Act, the Illinois Board of Higher Education hereby gives notice that Senate Joint Resolution 41 Joint Advisory Council will meet on Monday, September 9, 2019, at Harold Washington College, Chicago, Illinois.

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Meeting Notice

9/10/19

In accordance with the Illinois Open Meetings Act, the Illinois Board of Higher Education hereby gives notice that it will meet on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at Waubonsee Community College, Academic and Professional Center, Sugar Grove, Illinois...

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IBHE Board Meeting Sept. 10

9/10/19

Who: Illinois Board of Higher Education

What: Board Meeting...

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Nursing Educator Fellows Recognized

7/3/19

SPRINGFIELD – Pursuing doctorate degrees, research on heart attacks in women, the Certified Nurse Educator exam, and more. These are examples of how nurse educators in Illinois are using fellowship dollars...

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Higher Education Budget Increase

6/18/19

SPRINGFIELD—Higher education officials are relieved to see a budget increase for next year, plus a new capital program for repairs and new construction. The FY 2020 state budget includes $154 million in new dollars for higher education in Illinois, or an 8.2 percent increase...

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Outmigration Numbers Increase

3/12/19

SPRINGFIELD – More Illinois public high school graduates left the state for college in 2017. Outmigration data shows that of all public high school graduates in 2017...

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Argosy University (Chicago) Important Information

3/11/19

Argosy University – Schaumburg Campus announced closure and ceased enrollments as of July 2, 2018.

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IBHE Reaction to Gov. Pritzker's Budget Proposal

2/22/19

If passed, Gov. JB Pritzker’s budget proposal would mark the largest percentage increase since fiscal year 2002 for public universities, and...

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