Faculty Senate to discuss Glassman’s address


Rob Le Cates

Faculty Senate Chair Todd Bruns explains the construction happening on campus to the rest of the faculty.

Staff Report

Eastern’s Faculty Senate will reflect on university president David Glassman’s recent State of the University address during their meeting on Oct. 12.

In his address, Glassman announced his plans to retire in June 2023 pending a one-year contract offer from the Board of Trustees.

Glassman also spoke about a five-year plan he planned to create for campus improvement and enrollment growth, Eastern’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Presidential Distinguished Service Award and the university’s financial situation.

This week, faculty senate will hear from Registrar Brad Bennington.

Committee reports will be given by the executive committee, the elections and nominations committee, the student and staff relations committee, the faculty forum committee and the awards committee.

Faculty senate will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Witters Conference in Booth Library.

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