Local Colleges Get $3.5 Million in Grants
Gov. Pat Quinn has announced nearly $3.5 million in grants to central Illinois colleges and universities.
Millikin University, Blackburn College, Illinois College, MacMurray College, and St. John's College received part of $90 million set aside to address the critical needs of the state's private colleges and universities.
The announcement is part of the governor's agenda to improve higher education in Illinois while creating thousands of construction jobs for workers.