Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

Governors State University

University Park, Ill.
$875,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2011

The upper-division university, where course work begins at the junior baccalaureate level, is the only public institution of higher education in Chicago’s south suburban area. This three-year grant funds the expansion of the university’s Dual Degree Program, which aims to increase the transfer rate of students from six local community colleges.