Senator Sullivan has decided to discontinue his participation in the Legislative Tuition Waiver Program. The Legislative Tuition Waiver Program allows each member of the General Assembly to send residents of their districts to Illinois’ public universities.
“The tuition waiver program has given an impressive group of young people the chance to go to college – a dream they might otherwise have been unable to afford,” Sullivan said. “However, given that attempts to reform the program have been unsuccessful, and state universities are struggling financially with Illinois students facing the threat of further tuition hikes, it is no longer appropriate to ask colleges to absorb the costs of an unfunded tuition waiver program,” said Sullivan.
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