Western Illinois University's preliminary budget expects 20 percent fewer dollars from the state and 10 percent fewer students. University trustees last week approved a $221 million tentative budget. Just $41 million of that comes from the state. Matt Bierman, WIU budget director, said the rest comes from students and savings. Bierman said the university doesn't have any wiggle room.
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