Almost a year after comedian Stephen Colbert gave the commencement address at Knox College in western Illinois, the liberal arts college has a record number of applicants. It got 2,500 applications -- 20 percent more than last year -- for 340 spots on its Galesburg campus.Maybe we can get Jon Stewart to speak UIS?
The school snagged Colbert, of "The Colbert Report'' on Comedy Central, to speak to graduates last June.
Wednesday, April 04, 2007
School of Hard Knox
Stephen Colbert is good for the Illinois education business: