This week on the Illinois Channel: SIU President Glen Poshard shares insights on how broadband may shape higher education in Illinois

SIU President Glen Poshard From Southern Illinois University in Carbondale: we hear an address by SIU President Glenn Poshard where he shares his insights as to how broadband communications may shape the future of higher education in Illinois.

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About the Illinois Channel:  

In January 2000, the University of Illinois at Springfield began a comprehensive study to determine the challenges and solutions in establishing a statewide public affairs television network.

The study was funded by The Joyce Foundation and The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and ended in December 2002.

In January 2003,the Illinois Channel began operations as an independent, nonprofit organization.

Public Affairs programming on the Illinois Channel includes:

  • unedited coverage of legislative committee hearings
  • unedited coverage of the executive and judicial branches of state government
  • press conferences
  • public policy events taking place across Illinois


Tags: Glenn Poshard, Southern Illinois University, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, The Joyce Foundation

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