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Higher Education

  • About Higher Education

    The Illinois higher education system consists of nine public universities on 12 campuses, 48 community colleges, 98 independent not-for-profit colleges and universities, and 29 independent for-profit ­institutions.

  • Issues

    The struggles in higher education mirror those of PreK-12 IEA members with regard to increasing benefits and salary and having a voice in decisions that impact members.

  • Organizing & Support

    Higher Education activities within the IEA include both organizing higher education locals and providing support to existing locals and membership. Higher education members include four-year faculty members, two-year faculty members, academic professionals, part-time faculty members, civil service employees and ESP’s.

  • IEA Higher Education Council

    View the list of IEA Higher Education Council members and their terms. The council is ready to answer your questions or give you assistance.

  • Higher Education Council Bylaws

    Approved 8/1/2015

  • NEA Higher Education

    Provides organizing/development assistance to the states through the NEA regional offices, works with higher education governance, develops training packages, and does coalition work with other associations and unions.

  • National Council for Higher Education

    NCHE is an independent organization for all higher education members of the National Education Association.

Higher Education Paraprofessional

Mary Ann Kocher
Higher Education Paraprofessional
Phone: (217) 347-2159
Toll Free: (800) 252-9264

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