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  • Students, governor rally to restore MAP funding

    Edward Washington, a freshman in political science, talks about the importance of Illinois MAP grants to low-income students at a rally on the Quad on Oct. 7. Gov. Pat Quinn, left, led rallies at several college campuses to build support for reinstating funding for the grants, which was cut in half by the Illinois General Assembly. If legislators don't agree to a new funding plan, MAP recipients won't receive any aid for the spring semester.  Click photo to enlarge

    Edward Washington, a freshman in political science, talks about the importance of Illinois MAP grants to low-income students at a rally on the Quad on Oct. 7. Gov. Pat Quinn, left, led rallies at several college campuses to build support for reinstating funding for the grants, which was cut in half by the Illinois General Assembly. If legislators don't agree to a new funding plan, MAP recipients won't receive any aid for the spring semester. Click photo to enlarge

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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