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Advisory Board Agenda - March 3, 2017

NPR Illinois Advisory Board Meeting
March 3, 2017, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Suggs Performance Studio, NPR Illinois Studios
2340 Theodore Dreiser Lane, Springfield


  1. Education coverage (includes additional Education Desk advisors)
  • What are the top three current education issues?
  • Discussion
  1. Past Due budget project update
  2. Comments to report to UI Board of Trustees on NPR Illinois performance (CPB grant requirement)
  • Do programming and policies meet the specialized educational and cultural needs of the communities served by the station?
  • Make recommendations that Advisory Board deems appropriate to meet such needs
  1. Funding challenges
  2. Staffing
  3. Statehouse opportunities
  4. Roster/Civic Education
  5. Board Membership Status
  6. Next Meeting
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