Rich Egger What's Up at WIU ? By Herb Trix • Aug 23, 2019 On Midwest Week - a spring and summer of major changes at Western Illinois University, including top administrators and the board of trustees. Job Cuts and Layoffs at WIU By Herb Trix • Mar 15, 2019 On Midwest Week, Western Illinois University tries to deal with serious financial problems. Midwest Week: Impact on WIU of State Budget Crisis By Herb Trix • Jun 16, 2017 submitted / Western Illinois University Cutting spending, programs, and jobs - that's how Western Illinois University is trying to survive the two year state budget impasse. WIU Struggles During State Budget Crisis By Herb Trix • Nov 4, 2016 State money is about to run out again for higher education in Illinois. And on Midwest Week, how the budget crisis has affected Western Illinois University - programs, employment, and capital projects.