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WATCH-LISTEN: Seeking Solutions to Higher Education Funding - Normal

What is the lasting impact of the budget impasse on higher education? 

Explore this topic and more with NPR Illinois at the Election 2018: Seeking Solutions Forum at the Normal Theater. The forum took place September 4.

NPR Illinois News Director Sean Crawford moderated and the panel included: 

  • Dr. Erika Hunt - Senior Policy Analyst and Researcher for the Illinois State University Center for the Study of Education Policy
  • Katie Anselment - Director of Constituent Relations at Eastern Illinois University 
  • John Walsh - Government and Public Affairs Manager at the McClean County Chamber of Commerce 

This forum series is sponsored by AARP. 

Nice earned her B.A in Communications from UIS. She has been creating measurable results in managing corporate communications, fundraising, advertising, external affairs, community relations, government relations, marketing and media for over 15 years.
Beatrice is the Community Voices Editor for NPR Illinois. Reach Bea at communityvoices@nprillinois.org.
Lizzie Roehrs is a graduate of the University of Illinois in Springfield. Her work is featured in the Community Voices program for NPR Illinois. Her passion is human interest stories. In addition to producing Community Voices, Lizzie also worked in development for NPR Illinois as a graphic designer and social media expert.
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