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Ames Library at Illinois Wesleyan University
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Illinois colleges and universities have been under pressure for years from smaller graduating classes, out-of-state competition and changing demographics. Private higher education institutions in the state face the same challenges public schools do and a couple extra.

IWU exterior buildings
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Illinois Wesleyan University's fall enrollment numbers show a 17.4% decrease in new students from 2018.

ISU students on a sidewalk
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UPDATED 5:15 p.m. | Illinois State University freshman enrollment jumped nearly 5% this fall—its largest freshman class in 33 years.

IWU President Eric Jensen sits in a GLT studio in front of a microphone.
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Illinois Wesleyan University has its largest freshmen class in at least five years.

Mark Daniel
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Unit 5 Superintendent Mark Daniel said the district has about a year and a half until a referendum becomes necessary to maintain the current quality of education.

Bloomington Junior HIgh School
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Classrooms might not be quite so crowded in Bloomington-Normal public schools this year.