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New Board of Higher Ed Administrator Says Coming to Illinois Just Made Sense

The man now assigned with overseeing Illinois' colleges and universities says the change in jobs was a perfect fit for many reasons.

Before starting last week as Executive Director of the state Board of Higher Education, George Reid had just completed a kind of post-secondary blueprint for Maryland as part of that state's Higher Education Commission. And Reid says this new job will borrow from his background as both an administrator and an educator.

Illinois Public Media's Jeff Bossert talked with Reid about the challenges that await him:

(Photo Courtesy of Illinois Board of Higher Education)

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