February 3, 2006
Shimer College Set to Move
Shimer College, which 27 years ago relocated from western Illinois to Waukegan, an outer northern suburb of Chicago, is on the move again — this time, to the Windy City.
Trustees of the small liberal-arts college voted in January to relocate most of Shimer's programs to the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology, beginning this fall.
Shimer's enrollment has hovered around 110 students for at least a decade, a number that put the college's long-term survival at