The Daily Eastern News

EDITORIAL: BOT should see contract, vote after

Staff Editorial

January 27, 2020

On Friday the Board of Trustees approved a new contract for Eastern President David Glassman.  According to Laura McLaughlin, Eastern’s general counsel, the contract has yet to be written even though the board approved a two-year renewal of Glassman’s contract, a 10 percent market-based salary...

Board of Trustees approves new EIU-UPI contract

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

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 approved by the board last year at its first meeting Friday. Eastern President David Glassman said the EI...

EIU-UPI members can currently vote on new contract

Corryn Brock, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2018

Faculty and staff members who are academic service professionals and members of Eastern Illinois University’s University Professionals of Illinois are currently able to vote on a new contract that would change the way members of EIU-UPI would receive raises. Nancy Crone, an academic adviser, said in th...

Faculty taking on an overload of classes could lead to contractual violations

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

December 8, 2017

Faculty departures and financial strains on the university have caused faculty members to take on an overload of work assignments, leading to departmental violations of the EIU-UPI contract. Overload, as defined in the contract, is any course load that is more than 24 credit units a year. Anything...

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