Cultural Capital Reappropriated

(Voiceover):  According to one person’s notes from the February 1st Chair’s meeting, “Based on the State of Illinois’ projected budget and CCC’s response, expecting a flat enrollment and decrease in state funding, HWC is expecting a $600,000 deficit in our operating budget… Therefore, the 22 approved new faculty hires for this year were cut down to 4 (not counting replacements.). ”

Cost of Renting UIC Pavilion: $254,754.

Cost of Event Planning and Management Services (a 10K Businesses Graduate, no less!): Up to $200,000.

The view from the floor near the end of the graduation ceremony: Priceless.

Graduation View

Discuss.