Federation President David W. Tretter discusses the economic and cultural benefits of Illinois’ Independent Colleges and Universities

From Springfield: We talk with Dave Tretter, President of the Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities. Mr Tretter discusses the economic impact private colleges and universities have on their communities with the jobs and money flowing through their budgets. He also discusses the need for the state to maintain funding for the MAP Grants [Monetary Awards Program] which provided funding for low-income students.