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Who Says NEIU is Broke? $30,000 For Speech from Obama Advisor

Sun-Times 11 April 2017 One Comment

Three class days were cancelled to cut costs during the budget impasse, and union leaders are planning a rally to protest the school’s financial straits — but Northeastern Illinois University was planning to pay former White House adviser Valerie Jarrett $30,000 to speak at its commencement ceremony.

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Those plans changed after a few university trustees objected — and the Sun-Times began asking questions. Northeastern said late Monday that a donor came forward to pay the five-figure speaking fee.

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  • Terry P. said:

    Oh, and just who might the donor be? J.B. Pritzker? Chris Kennedy?

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