Friday, September 09, 2005

Approval of new curriculum makes UIS full four-year university

UIS became a full four-year university Thursday for the first time in its 35-year history. The milestone was reached when the U of I Board of Trustees approved a new general education curriculum that will allow UIS to enroll a larger number of freshmen in a full baccalaureate experience in fall 2006.

“We are now a four-year university in the truest sense of the word,” said UIS Chancellor Richard Ringeisen.

U of I President Joe White called the Board’s approval “a watershed moment for UIS." Read more>>

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