WIU Board Approves Operating and Capital Budgets
(Macomb, IL) -- The Board of Trustees at Western Illinois University in Macomb have approved the universities fiscal year operating budget as well as its capital budget. They did so on Friday of last week. The operating budget for WIU increased by $9-million. The Trustee's appropriated budget totaled $32.5-million. A request of $330-million for the proposed capital budget was approved. Its for a new construction/renovations that includes $112-million for a WIU Macomb Science Complex. The budgets now have to be presented to the Illinois Board of Higher Education as well as to the governor.