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115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. RES. 543


Congratulating Northeastern Illinois University on the sesquicentennial of the University.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 27, 2017

Mr. Quigley submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


RESOLUTION

Congratulating Northeastern Illinois University on the sesquicentennial of the University.

    Whereas Northeastern Illinois University has served the Chicagoland area and beyond for 150 years, having graduated nearly 80,000 students who have—

    (1) strengthened the local workforce;

    (2) made a positive difference in their communities; and

    (3) transformed the lives of others, just as the University has done for those students;

    Whereas Northeastern Illinois University is regarded as the most diverse regional university in the Midwest and is designated by the Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution;

    Whereas Northeastern Illinois University is known for—

    (1) having the safest campus in the State of Illinois;

    (2) being among the best institutions in the United States for adult learners; and

    (3) the fact that graduates of the University have the ninth-lowest amount of student loan debt among graduates of 4-year colleges and universities in the United States; and

    Whereas Northeastern Illinois University offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, education, and business at 5 locations in the Chicago metropolitan area, including in the North Park and Bronzeville neighborhoods: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the House of Representatives—

(1) congratulates Northeastern Illinois University on the sesquicentennial of the University; and

(2) extends best wishes to the University for continued success and achievement.