A Quad Cities area man has joined a possible rebellion within the Illinois republican party. State Representative Jeanne Ives from Wheaton might challenge Governor Bruce Rauner in next year's primary, and she's chosen as her lieutenant governor running mate, Rich Morthland.
Trustees of Black Hawk College are looking for two new presidents - not just one. Monday night, the board talked about a timeline for selecting an interim president and a possible longer-term timeline for replacing current President Bettie Truitt.
As it prepares to start a new fiscal year, Black Hawk College will hold two public meetings about its new budget. Wednesday night and Thursday night, officials will present their spending plan, and answer questions.
Once again Black Hawk College is trying to put together a new budget, not knowing how much it'll receive from the state. On Monday, the board of trustees discussed a preliminary budget with staff for the fiscal year beginning July lst.
A tuition hike and layoffs will be considered Thursday night by trustees of Black Hawk College. Last month, college president Bettie Truitt announced the elimination of 17 jobs, saying that would help keep tuition at an affordable level.
Tuition at Black Hawk College may go up next fall. Thursday night the Board of Trustees will discuss a proposal to raise tuition by two dollars per credit hour, to 149 dollars for in-district students.