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Crowley’s visit to Eastern kicks off Provost interviews

Ft. Hays State University Timothy Crowley

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

March 23, 2017

Timothy Crowley, currently the assistant provost of Fort Hays State University in Kansas, will be the first of four candidates interviewing to be Eastern’s next provost. The new provost would replace Provost Blair Lord, who is retiring this summer. An open session for students to meet Crowley...

On-campus interviews for new provost to begin Thursday

News Staff

March 19, 2017

The first of four candidates being considered for the provost position will be interviewed at Eastern Thursday, March 23 and Friday, March 24, according to an email sent out by Eastern President David Glassman. The new provost will serve as a replacement for current Provost Blair Lord, who announced...

Search for provost candidates begins

Staff Report

January 26, 2017

The search committee for a new provost and vice president for academic affairs has started soliciting candidates, according to an email sent by Eastern President David Glassman. Executive search firm Witt/Kiefer will work with the committee to find a pool of qualified candidates, the email said. A...

New Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management chosen

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

January 12, 2017

  After a year and a half with the position unfilled, Josh Norman, formerly the Director of Enrollment Management Data Analysis and Reporting, has been selected to fill the position of Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management. Blair Lord, provost and vice president for academic affairs,...

Faculty votes no confidence for Blair Lord

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

November 11, 2015

Results of a weeklong vote that ended Monday indicated that faculty voted no confidence in the performance of Blair Lord, the vice president for academic affairs. Out of the 349 people who voted, 67.6 percent voted no confidence, and 261 eligible voters did not participate. The Faculty Senat...

Confidence/no confidence vote ends

Staff Report

November 9, 2015

Participation in the vote of confidence or no confidence in Blair Lord, the vice president for academic affairs, ended at 5 p.m. Monday. Those who voted were able to choose between two options, one being “I do not have confidence in the performance of Dr. Blair Lord as provost and vice president...

Faculty Senate to hear proposal

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

October 19, 2015

The Faculty Senate will appoint a member to the registrar advisory group and hear a proposal from Faculty Senator Grant Sterling at their meeting 2 p.m. Tuesday in 4440 Booth Library. Sterling, a philosophy professor, sent a resolution proposing faculty senate give the strongest possible encouragement...

CUPB elects chair, staffs subcommittee

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

September 13, 2015

The Council on University Planning and Budgeting elected their chairman and staffed subcommittees at their meeting Friday. David Emmerich, the current chair of CUPB, was elected to continue serving. Kathlene Shank, the department chair of the special education program, said she did not see anything...

Glassman begins Eastern presidency

David Glassman, incoming Eastern president, speaks about budget and staffing during a faculty and staff interview session on Jan. 23 in the Arcola-Tuscola room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief

May 31, 2015

Incoming Eastern President David Glassman will have his first official day on the job Monday. Anyone walking past Old Main would have seen an empty seat through the first-floor office windows for the past two weeks, as former President Bill Perry’s last day was May 15. Meanwhile, Blair Lord,...

Admistrators share hobbies, histories

Debby Hernandez, Administration Editor

August 28, 2014

Bill Perry Although Bill Perry is entering his last year as president of Eastern, he will still have plenty of hobbies to keep him busy. “My interests and hobbies are mathematics, history, languages, hiking and working out,” Perry said. He said he even enjoys weight-resistance training. President Per...

Faculty senate addresses budget cuts, enrollment

Debby Hernandez, Administration Editor

August 26, 2014

Faculty senate members debated issues concerning budget cuts and enrollment during their meeting Tuesday. James Conwell, a physics professor, asked if the money to budget academic affairs has increased or stayed flat. Blair Lord, provost and vice president for academic affairs, said this area has...

Lord gives update on freshman enrollment

Amanda Wilkinson, Online Editor

July 23, 2014

Incoming freshman enrollment numbers are down about 180 from last year, but the numbers change every day, said Blair Lord, the provost and vice president for academic affairs, at the Faculty Senate meeting Wednesday. Lord said getting enrollment up this past year has been tough. He said he is hopeful...

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