As an employee of the University of Illinois, you may have seen news reports about House Bill 5531, legislation introduced in the Illinois House of Representatives, which seeks to eliminate the 50% tuition waiver for children of University faculty and staff to attend a public university in Illinois.
The University of Illinois OPPOSES HB 5531. The University of Illinois, along with several other state universities and labor organizations in Illinois have signed a fact sheet provided to state legislators, urging them to vote “No” on HB 5531. View the Fact Sheet.
An Op Ed piece published in the March 6, 2012 State Journal-Register provides more information about this legislation.