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Trustees approve plan for Global Campus 2.0

The Board of Trustees approved a resolution that will put Global Campus on the path to some major reconstruction.

The resolution puts into motion a concept devised in part by a group of administrators from the three University of Illinois campuses. The committee, organized by Prof. Nick Burbules, chair executive committee for the Urbana student-faculty senate, proposed the idea of Global Campus 2.0.

Global Campus 2.0 will work in close cooperation with community colleges throughout the state to provide an educational opportunity for students who are not able to attend a traditional four-year college.

However Trustee James Montgomery was optimistic of the resolution, and urged it go to forward.

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