Students hoping to learn advanced manufacturing could soon get another new facility in the region. Blackhawk Technical College in Janesville recently approved plans to open a 105,000-square-foot industrial facility in Milton by the fall semester in 2014.
San Jose City College and Evergreen Valley College both got a bump from their regional oversight board last week, with City College being taken off probation and Evergreen getting its "warning status" removed.
The Illinois Community College Board has started searching for a new executive director. Illinois has 48 community colleges in 39 districts and has the nation's third largest community college system enrollment.
The chancellor of the Los Angeles Community College District announced Tuesday that he will resign his post, leaving behind a system grappling with poor graduation and transfer rates and daunting budget cuts.