DEN Quick News: 5 things you need to know today

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Today is Feb. 11, 2020. Here are the 5 things happening on campus you need to know today.

1. Deans selected for College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of Education

Eastern filled its open dean positions in both the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the College of Education on Monday. Eastern selected Barbara Bonnekessen for the CLAS position, Eastern’s largest college, and Laretta Henderson for the COE position.

Full story of Bonnekessen: https://www.dailyeasternnews.com/2020/02/10/bonnekessen-named-new-clas-dean/

Full story on Henderson: https://www.dailyeasternnews.com/2020/02/10/henderson-named-coe-dean/

2. Faculty Senate to meet Tuesday

Eastern’s Faculty Senate will hear a report from Eastern Provost Jay Gatrell and also get updated on changes at Eastern’s textbook rental at its meeting Tuesday in the 4440 room of Booth Library. Full story: https://www.dailyeasternnews.com/2020/02/10/faculty-senate-to-hear-reports-from-provost-textbook-rental/

3. Panthers climbing OVC standings

Eastern’s women’s basketball time is 8-4 in conference play and right in the middle of the conference title race with six games left to play. Full story: https://www.dailyeasternnews.com/2020/02/10/panthers-climbing-ovc-standings/

4. Eastern softball begins season 4-1

Eastern’s softball team opened its season this past weekend going 4-1 on a road trip to Samford. Full story: https://www.dailyeasternnews.com/2020/02/10/softball-opens-season-at-samford-goes-4-1/

5. Men’s basketball OVC standings getting messy, but interesting

The OVC standings for men’s basketball are cluttered, and Eastern (5-7 OVC) is right in the thick of things. It is promising to be a wild finish in the OVC this season. Full story: https://www.dailyeasternnews.com/2020/02/10/ovc-standings-are-messy-but-fun/