State weighs huge Internet investment

Merrion, Paul
October 1997
Crain's Chicago Business;10/06/97, Vol. 20 Issue 40, p1
Reports that the task force report of the Illinois Board of Higher Education calls for $405 million for Internet technology, for colleges and universities in Illinois. Details on Lieutenant Governor Robert Kustra leading the task force; Comments from assistant director of information services for School District U-46, Harry Ryan; Indepth look at the economic impact of the technology.


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