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Workgroup no.7 talks to programs considered for fourth recommendation

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

December 9, 2016

Edit: This story has been updated to to correct that it was the Master's program in Special Education that was being discussed, not the undergraduate program. The News regrets the error. Workgroup no. 7, looking at academic programs, gave feedback on the meetings they had with the department chair...

Workgroup no.7 talks process

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

December 8, 2016

  Several members of Workgroup no.7, looking at academic programs, detailed the process and steps they took in their recommendations for the vitalization project. In an interview with The Daily Eastern News, Workgroup chair Cindy Rich said the group knows some people have implied that the...

Faculty Senate criticizes University of Illinois proposal

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

December 6, 2016

  The Faculty Senate debated a resolution condemning the University of Illinois system for a funding proposal it sent to Springfield and set a date to discuss the vitalization project at its meeting Tuesday. Also brought up were concerns about the rising cost of health care. Senate member...

Workgroup No.7 discusses final recommendation format

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

December 6, 2016

  Workgroup No. 7, focusing on academic programs, questioned how to format its final draft of recommendations and whether or not it should prioritize its recommendations at its meeting Tuesday. Workgroup Chair Cindy Rich said she sent an email to general counsel Rob Miller and vitalization...

Workgroup 7 replies to departmental criticism

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

November 29, 2016

  After turning in their preliminary draft recommendations for the vitalization project, Workgroup No.7, looking at academic programs, discussed the responses and feedback they received from academic departments. After seeing some of the responses, workgroup chair Cindy Rich said some of the...

Workgroup no. 7 reviews recommendations

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

October 25, 2016

Workgroup no.7 handed in notecards stating their recommendations for the future of academic programs on campus at their meeting Tuesday. On each notecard, the members took every program and assigned it a one, recommending it continue with increased resources; a two, recommending the program needs...

Glassman addresses Faculty Senate on profit/loss

October 18, 2016

Eastern President David Glassman discussed the progress of vitalization project workgroups, while answering questions about the transparency of the profit/loss sheets for academics and intercollegiate athletics Tuesday at the Faculty Senate meeting. After receiving multiple emails, Glassman said it...

Academic Workgroup examines data discrepancies, discusses memorandum

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2016

Workgroup No. 7, focusing on academic programs, analyzed half of the academic departments while recognizing inconsistencies with data given to them by the administration at their meeting Tuesday. Psychology professor Assege HaileMariam said the group should take into consideration a memorandum document...

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