Pursuant to the fundamental philosophy of the American constitutional form of government, it is declared to be the public policy of the State of Illinois that all persons are entitled to full and complete information regarding the affairs of government and the official acts and policies of those who represent them as public officials and public employees consistent with the terms of this Act. Such access is necessary to enable the people to fulfill their duties of discussing public issues fully and freely, making informed political judgments and monitoring government to ensure that it is being conducted in the public interest.- Illinois Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS140/1.
Under the provisions of the Illinois Freedom of information Act, the College has five days to respond to respond after the request is received. A business day is considered any Monday through Friday (non-summer hours) or Monday through Thursday (summer hours) when the campus business office is open.
The College reserves the right for reimbursement of material duplication costs as defined by the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140/6).
Morton College complies with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 ILCS 140/1. All requests for access to information under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act should be sent to the College's Freedom of Information Officer: