The Daily Eastern News

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 of science in sport administration and the bachelor of science in nursing. Currently, Eastern offers an R...

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 intercollegiate athletics and athletic director Tom Michael will present during the president’s ...

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. University Union. The proposed revision, which will be the first time the board is discussing it,...

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 listened to faculty requests regarding the project. The board approved the purchase of an external...

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 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 allocated to Eastern’s annual contract with adidas America Inc. from $250,000 to $375,000. The...

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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