The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

CAA approves changes to 2 minors

Brooke Schwartz, Staff Writer September 21, 2017

The Council on Academic Affairs updated prerequisites and courses for the communication studies minor and the Africana studies minor on Thursday. The proposals brought before the CAA are faculty-driven,...

Board of Trustees votes to eliminate Africana studies major, retains career and technical education

Cassie Buchman, News Editor April 30, 2017

The Board of Trustees voted to eliminate the Africana studies major to retain career and technical education and said they would continue to monitor the philosophy major at its meeting Friday. Students...

Board votes to eliminate Africana Studies

Cassie Buchman, News Editor April 28, 2017

  The Board of Trustees voted to eliminate the Africana Studies major at its meeting Friday. Students already in the program will be able to continue on in it until they graduate. Also voted...

Faculty Senate finalizes vitalization referendum language

Cassie Buchman, News Editor February 7, 2017

The Faculty Senate finalized language for a referendum on faculty confidence in the vitalization project process at its meeting Tuesday. The original referendum asked faculty to answer the question,...

Open Letter: Africana studies, philosophy essential to university mission

February 2, 2017

A preview of this letter appeared in our print edition on Feb. 2nd, 2017. Dear President Glassman: We, the undersigned members of the Women’s Studies program at Eastern, protest in the strongest...

Faculty Senate creates subcommittee to review recommendations

Cassie Buchman, News Editor February 1, 2017

The Faculty Senate voted to create a subcommittee to review the recommendations of Workgroup No. 7, which looked at academic programs and suggested eliminating or consolidating several of them, at its...

VP recommendations put online now under review

Cassie Buchman, News Editor January 11, 2017

Editor’s Note: This story looks at some of the recommendations made in regards to academic programs during the vitalization project. Other Workgroup’s recommendations and how they pertain to and affect...

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