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McCann talks $8 million cost of COVID-19 at BOT meeting

Paul McCann addresses the Board of Trustees on April 24.
April 28, 2020

Paul McCann, the interim vice president for business affairs, estimated Eastern’s COVID-19 related costs to be around $8 million at the Board of Trustees meeting Friday. Joyce Madigan, finance and...

Proposal for increased housing rates tabled

January 27, 2020

The Board of Trustees tabled a proposal to increase housing rates by 2.3 percent for traditional residence hall and Greek Court housing.  However, the Board did approve a “no change in fees” for...

Board of Trustees to vote on 3 program proposals

September 12, 2019

Eastern’s Board of Trustees will look at three new programs and take a vote to potentially approve them during a meeting Friday. The programs are the master of science in exercise physiology, master...

Tuition to increase for FY19 to FY20

April 28, 2019

Students entering Eastern will need to pay an additional $6 per credit hour, as stated in the 2019-2020 Tuition Recommendations (this includes Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Summer 2020) that the Board of...

BOT to hear proposal about implementing virtual machines, upgrading Wi-Fi

January 22, 2019

Eastern is hitting the technology refresh button by introducing a proposal to implement virtual machines or virtual desktops across campus. The proposal, a roughly $860,000 initiative that includes upgrading...

Board of Trustees approves new EIU-UPI contract

September 16, 2018

The Board of Trustees approved the new contract for Eastern’s chapter of university professionals of Illinois, two new multi-year contracts, a Title 9 update and an update on the Lantz Arena maintenance...

Continue to ask questions about new college structure

April 2, 2018

Changes are coming to the university, and they are coming quickly. Under the new proposal for college restructuring shown by Provost Jay Gatrell, the university is now looking at one new college, two...

Raise in housing rates approved by Board of Trustees

January 28, 2018

The Board of Trustees voted in favor of raising the housing rates by 1.5 percent for the upcoming school year at its meeting on Friday. This increase is paired with a 1.5 percent increase in grants-in-aid...

BOT meeting will consider proposed increase to grant-in-aid fee

January 21, 2018

A proposed increase to the grant-in-aid fee will be voted on at the next Board of Trustees meeting. The meeting will take place 1 p.m. Friday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King, Jr. University...

Board of Trustees approves health administration major, renews contracts

November 26, 2017

The Board of Trustees approved a new major in health administration and renewed several contracts at its meeting Friday. Health administration is already an option in the health studies program. Julie...

Board of Trustees approves new major in health administration, contract renewals

November 17, 2017

The Board of Trustees approved a new major in health administration and renewed several contracts at its meeting Friday. Health administration is already an option in the health studies program. Julie...

President Glassman updates faculty senate on marketing, naming committee

November 14, 2017

Eastern President David Glassman updated the Faculty Senate on recent marketing campaigns, calling them the “most aggressive” ones the university has ever seen, and said he met with student groups...

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