According to WAND online, since the new year began many EIU employees have been laid off due to the budget impasse. High education is still wanted and needed in our state, so we can show our support this month with Support EIU Employees. This is a new non-profit responding to the lack of higher education funds that has resulted in staff reductions. The relief “fundfest” is going to be on April 30th at the Coles County Fairgrounds in Charleston IL from 11am to 11pm. Which all includes a silent auction, music, vendors, and appearances from Senator Scott Bennet, and Bill Weber former EIU Vice President for Business Affairs.
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