AHS | University of Illinois Announces
Plans to Build the Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education.

The University of Illinois announced plans to build a Center that will provide educationally integrated services to student veterans of recent conflicts who have sustained severe and multiple injuries. Tanya Gallagher, the dean of the College of Applied Health Sciences, announced that a $6-million gift commitment toward the establishment of the Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education had been received from the Chez Family Foundation. The announcement was part of a press conference in the Khan Annex of Huff Hall by Governor Pat Quinn, who shared details about the Hiring Veterans Tax Credit.