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McCann gives FY19 budget update

October 6, 2019

The Council on University Planning and Budget received a fiscal year 2019 budget update during its Friday meeting. Paul McCann, the interim vice president for business affairs, said for disclosure purposes,...

CUPB to hear budget up, bylaw change

October 3, 2019

The Council on University Planning and Budget will hear a budget update and discuss a proposed bylaw change at its 2 p.m. meeting Friday. The meeting will be in the Arcola/Tuscola Room of the Martin Luther...

Students learn about budgeting, financial responsibility

Tarvea Durant, a senior Finance student and the speaker of the student senate, plays the game called The Price is Right during How to Beat the Game of Life event in the Alumni Lounge in the second floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Tuesday afternoon.
April 16, 2019

Students participated in games, answered questions about budgeting and finances and were able to ask some of their own at “How to Beat the Game of Life,” put on by the student government on Tuesday....

Charleston to vote on budget, tourism fund expenditures

April 15, 2019

The Charleston City Council will vote on approving the fiscal year 2019-2020 Budget as well as tourism fund expenditures during its Tuesday meeting at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. Library, playground and recreation,...

Student Senate votes to approve all 5 budget allocation bills

April 10, 2019

Senators voted 16-0-2 to approve all five of the budget allocation bills during the Student Senate meeting Wednesday. Two senators abstained to vote because they were active members of the Apportionment...

Student Senate to vote on budget allocation bills

April 9, 2019

Student Senate will vote on five budget allocation bills during its Wednesday meeting. These bills detail how much money will go into the 2019-2020 budgets for University Board, the Student Recreation...

Student Senate tables Apportionment Board budget allocation bills

President Rebecca Cash, asks senators to raise their hands if they saw the new panther statue during the Student Senate meeting Wednesday night at The Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.
April 3, 2019

Student Senate voted to table all five of the Apportionment Board budget allocation bills to next week during its Wednesday meeting. These are the amounts the Apportionment Board is asking Student...

Political science professor discusses similarities between Illinois budget crisis, current government shutdown

January 14, 2019

In 2015 Illinoisans began experiencing a 793-day-long budget crisis that lasted into 2017, and Ryan Burge, professor of political science, is seeing similarities between it and the 25-day-long government...

Administration should be careful spending

November 28, 2018

At the Board of Trustees’ meeting on Nov. 16, a budget for FY 19 was approved. Eastern’s recent history surrounding budgets is a troubled one. As many know, lots of different institutions in the state...

EIU receives $5.4 million to upgrade HVAC, Plumbing Systems

October 15, 2018

Staff Report | @DEN_News Eastern received over $5.4 million from the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget to upgrading HVAC/Plumbing Systems in Coleman Hall and the Life Sciences Building. This...

Glassman optimistic about future of university in State of University address

Eastern President David Glassman gave his State of the University Address at 3:30pm Wednesday at the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts Center.
October 3, 2018

Eastern President David Glassman gave his Fall 2018 State of the University Address, which focused on the challenges of past years and the improvements looking forward, Wednesday in the Dvorak Concert...

Students can eat healthy on a budget

September 5, 2018

Eastern’s faculty and student community said budgeting is an important part of being a successful college student and it can be especially helpful for students who want to eat healthy food. Beth Dunahee,...

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