Thursday, May 14, 2009

Future of Global Campus is uncertain

The U of I Global Campus was established in 2006 to expand the University's accessibility to nontraditional students by providing online distance learning classes.

But slow curriculum development, unsatisfactory enrollment numbers, questions about the program's educational quality and a multi-million dollar budget deficit have caused administrators, teachers and trustees to consider if the venture is still worth pursuing.

The topic was the subject of a May 12, 2009, article in the Daily Illini.

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