The Daily Eastern News

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

Paul McCann addresses the Board of Trustees on April 24.

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 audit committee chair, said while it is “disheartening” coming out of the 2015 Illinois budget...

Faculty forum looks at threats to higher education

Panelists speak at a faculty forum where threats to higher education, including decreased funding, were addressed.

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

February 13, 2018

Decreased funding for colleges and universities and how the public misunderstands their mission were two threats to higher education looked at during a faculty forum on Tuesday. The forum included an introduction from economics professor  Teshome Abebe and four panelists: Provost Jay Gatrell, histo...

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