WASHINGTON, DC–(ENEWSPF)–September 18, 2013. U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) met today with the student representatives to the University of Illinois Board of Trustees outside the Capitol building. During the meeting, the group discussed issues in higher education including rising college costs and federal student aid. A photo of today’s meeting is available here.
“Investing in our students and preparing them for the jobs of tomorrow’s global economy must be one of our highest priorities,” Durbin said. “I was pleased to meet today with a few of the campus leaders from the University of Illinois-Chicago to discuss federal student aid, textbook costs and immigration reform.”