The Daily Eastern News

BOT approves $172 million budget; state funding uncertain

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief

June 29, 2015

The Board of Trustees passed a budget of about $172 million Friday, though administrators said expenditures could change depending on how much money comes in from the state. President David Glassman said during a board retreat Saturday that Eastern would have to find ways to reduce expenses and increase...

Eastern seeks preliminary budget approval

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief

June 24, 2015

Eastern will submit a preliminary budget to the Board of Trustees Friday giving the university the authority to spend money in the fiscal year that begins Wednesday despite the state dragging out its own budgetary process. The preliminary budget could change in the future depending on how much money...

BOT to vote on university budget, expenses

Staff Report

June 23, 2015

The Board of Trustees will vote Friday on several expenditures for the university, the largest one being $600,000 toward periodicals and books for Booth Library. The board is also scheduled to approve a budget for fiscal year 2016, which begins July 1, and submit a budget for fiscal year 2017. Both...

Board of Trustees to vote on retirement plan changes

Debby Hernandez, Administration Editor

November 6, 2014

The Board of Trustees will vote on Eastern’s newly amended 403(b) retirement plan at 1 p.m. Friday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The voluntary tax-deferred plan, which was last amended in 1999, is required to be amended again because of new regulations established...

Board of Trustees to review new program, contract

Debby Hernandez, Administration Editor

September 18, 2014

Eastern’s board of trustees will decide on a new master’s program in health promotion and leadership along with a purchase approval for athletic apparel at 1 p.m. Friday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The board will need to address the M.S. degree program,...

Presidential search consultant reaches out to campus community

Debby Hernandez, Administration Editor

September 1, 2014

President Search consultant David Mead-Fox will be coming to campus to listen to input from faculty, staff and students about the search for a new Eastern president. Faculty forums will be from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The open session for staff and students...

Board of Trustees to vote on FY 2015 budget proposals

Bob Galuski, Editor-in-Chief

June 10, 2014

Eastern's Board of Trustees will meet Friday with the hopes of approving the fiscal year 2015 budget as well as submitting a budget for fiscal year 2016. The board will meet at 1 p.m. Friday in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The board is being recommended...

Board of Trustees approves $6 million personnel cut Friday

Bob Galuski, Editor-in-Chief

June 10, 2014

The Board of Trustees approved two budgets Friday, which included a cut of personnel services by $6 million for fiscal year 2015. The board also approved a budget submission for fiscal year 2016. The $6 million cut could be a result of attrition, President Bill Perry said. "There’s attrition...

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