Lincoln College was already struggling. Then came ransomware.
Lincoln College President David Gerlach said a ransomware attack made it harder to combat declining enrollment, fueling a decision to close the school.
Illinois' Lincoln College on brink of closure months after ransomware attack
The rural, predominately Black Lincoln College was already facing financial struggles when a ransomware attack disrupted the admissions.
Illinois pays for its public universities to join Common App
The state aims to make it easier for in-state students to apply to Illinois colleges, but also to attract out-of-state applicants.
U. Illinois partners with state to produce COVID-19 maps, tools
A new partnership between the university’s CyberGIS Center and the State of Illinois is intended to help leaders better understand and prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Yet another school district hit by ransomware, this time in Illinois
Nearly 50 school districts and hundreds of schools have been hit by ransomware this year. Sycamore Community School District 427 is the latest victim.