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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

Richard England, dean of the honor’s college, attends Thursday’s CAA meeting to propose revisions to an Honors course titled HON 1191. The Council unanimously in favor of revising Honors course, HON 1191.

CAA discuss certificates at Eastern

Luke Taylor, News Editor November 11, 2021

The Council on Academic Affairs discussed possibilities for students who want to have qualifications in certain subjects despite how Eastern does not offer certifications. Previously, CAA approved an...

Council of Academic Affairs Chair Richard Wilkinson starts the Thursday afternoon meeting. In this meeting, the council addressed The council voted on a proposed departmental honors program for the Department of Human Services and Community Leadership with all present members approving.

CAA approves changes to minor

Luke Taylor, News Editor October 28, 2021

The Council of Academic Affairs approved changes to the Public Health minor, reducing required credit hours from 22 to 18. Jeanne Lord, a professor in the Department of Human Services and Community...

Associate Vice-President for Enrollment Management Josh Norman, and Jeffery Stowell, a psychology professor present a proposal to the Council of Academic Affairs about reducing the current recidency hours requirement for transfer students at the Thursday, Oct. 21, CAA meeting held in the Witters Conference Room. The proposal suggests that the current requirement of 40 credit hours be reduced to 30. The council approved of the vote with only one member, Billy Hung, not in favor.

CAA vote to reduce required credit hours

Luke Taylor, News Editor October 21, 2021

Eastern will now be in line with other state universities’ requirements for residency hours now that the Council of Academic Affairs has lowered the number from 42 to 30. As well as aligning with...

Billy Hung, biological sciences professor, gives his thoughts and point of view on a philosophy proposal brought to the Council of Academic Affairs.

CAA approves new biology course

Luke Taylor, News Editor October 7, 2021

The Council of Academic Affairs approved a new “Human Biology” course to replace the existing “Human Physiology” course. The “Human Physiology” class was not recognized by the Illinois Articulation...

Amy Rosenstein, department of special education asks a question about the textbook rental meeting staff at the Thursday CAA meeting.

CAA approves American Sign Language courses

Luke Taylor, News Editor September 30, 2021

The council of academic affairs approved three new additions to the course offerings at Eastern on Thursday. American sign language will now be offered as a foreign language class beginning in the Spring...

Billy Hung, Associate Professor in Biological Sciences, inquires about asynchronous and  synchronous courses.

CAA to vote on potential new foreign language

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2021

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on potentially adding two American Sign Language courses to the course catalog during its meeting Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Witters Conference Room. ASL I would...

EDITORIAL: We support ASL classes

EDITORIAL: We support ASL classes

Editorial Staff September 29, 2021

The Council of Academic Affairs will vote on a motion to offer American Sign Language courses as a foreign language Thursday night. We at The Daily Eastern News fully support having a new foreign language...

Chair of Biological Sciences Gary Bulla, addresses the council about an exit assessment in the department.

CAA makes changes to graduation requirements

Luke Taylor, News Editor September 23, 2021

The Council of Academic Affairs made changes to graduation requirements in the psychology and clinical lab sciences majors. The clinical lab sciences revision was requested by Gary Bulla, the chair...

The Council of Academic Affairs held a meeting Sept. 16 in Booth library.

CAA to discuss potential changes to classes

Luke Taylor, News Editor September 22, 2021

The Council on Academic Affairs will meet today in the Witters Conference Room in Booth Library at 2 p.m. There appears to be an error on the agenda for this meeting. The “Items to be Acted Upon”...

The Council of Academic Affairs held a meeting Sept. 16 in Booth library.

CAA met and discussed Senior Seminar requirements

Staff Report September 16, 2021

The Council for Academic Affairs met briefly Tuesday to discuss action items including allowing capstone classes for senior seminars. If the council approves this proposal, students in departments with...

CAA to vote on course proposals

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Editor August 31, 2016

  The Council on Academic Affairs will be looking at a pair of potential new classes at their next meeting. The two classes are PSY 3760, the Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making, and...

CAA to review changes to English, FCS programs

Debby Hernandez, Administration Editor October 28, 2014

The Council on Academic Affairs will decide on changes in the English and family and consumer sciences courses during its meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday in the Booth Library conference Room 4440. The council’s...

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