217 Today: Western Illinois University getting outside perspective on addressing challenges
Monday, December 18, 2023
- The Chicago City Council blocked a resolution last week for voters to weigh in on the city’s sanctuary city designation.
- The marching band at Western Illinois University is engaged in a heavy competition that could earn it new musical equipment.
- The Fighting Illini men’s basketball team defeated the Colgate Raiders Sunday.
In today's deep dive, we’ll learn more about how a consulting firm will help Western Illinois University as the school tackles enrollment and financial challenges.
Reporting today contributed by Tessa Weinberg, Colin Hislope and Rich Egger.