UI to ask for more money in 2015

Published 07/16 2013 08:55PM

Updated 07/17 2013 11:02AM

URBANA -- The University of Illinois is expected to ask for more money from the state in 2015. Representatives say the school will request about $87 million more in 2015 than it was given this year.

The state allocated more than $660 million as part of this year's budget. It represented a 6% cut last year. The extra money would help the school recruit students and faculty and stay competitive.

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