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

Paul McCann addresses the Board of Trustees on April 24.

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

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor 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...

Board of Trustees to vote on 3 program proposals

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter 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...

BOT to look at athletics, vote on EIU-UPI contract

Staff Report September 13, 2018

The Board of Trustees will have its first meeting of the semester at 1 p.m. Friday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The board will look at its responsibilities for...

BOT to discuss change in regulations, new program requests

Staff Report June 23, 2017

The Board of Trustees will discuss several program requests and a proposed revision to its regulations at 1 p.m. Friday during its open session in the University Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr....

BOT approves search firm for vice president position

September 18, 2016

An external search firm to recruit a new vice president for academic affairs was approved Friday at the Board of Trustees meeting. The board also gave its full support for the vitalization project and...

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...

Board of Trustees approves athletic budget increase

Debby Hernandez, Administration Editor September 22, 2014

Board of Trustees approved an increase in spending for athletic apparel and a new health studies master’s degree program Friday. Board member Robert Webb presented a change in the amount of money...

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....

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...

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...

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