The Daily Eastern News

McCann gives FY19 budget update

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter

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, the university is still in the process of an audit for FY19. He said things are not finalized ...

CUPB to hear budget up, bylaw change

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter

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 King Jr. University Union. It is the second meeting of the semester. Paul McCann, the interim vic...

Glassman talks capital development needs request, Springfield

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2019

Eastern requested $145 million in capital development needs and emergency capital needs from Springfield on Feb. 28. Eastern President David Glassman said he and Paul McCann, the interim vice president of business affairs, were asked to testify in Springfield and discuss the university's capital dev...

CUPB to hear report on student government, life

Staff Report

December 6, 2018

The Council on University Planning and Budget will hear a report from the director of the office of student life at 2 p.m. Friday. The meeting will be in the Arcola-Tuscola Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Ceci Brinker, the director of the office of student life, will present...

Glassman tells CUPB about latest testimony to state senate higher education committee

Brooke Schwartz, Contributing Writer

March 4, 2018

The Council on University Planning and Budgeting met on Friday to discuss newly added majors and Eastern President David Glassman’s most recent testimony to the state senate appropriations higher education committee. The Council on Academic Affairs approved many new programs, provost Jay Gatrell...

Eastern has received some money from FY17, FY18 appropriations, still waiting on rest of the money

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

January 15, 2018

Though the university has not received all the money appropriated to it by the state of Illinois for FY17 and FY18, it is still getting it at a somewhat faster pace than originally thought. “We are a bit ahead from an appropriations standpoint than where I projected we would be,” said Paul McCann, the ...

More discussion, no action on athletics taken at CUPB

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2017

Members of the Council on University Planning and Budgeting reported their constituencies’ thoughts on the potential elimination of some sports at Friday’s CUPB meeting. The CUPB did not take any action or votes on what to do about athletics during the meeting. Many constituencies expressed concerns...

Technology services, support reviewed by CUPB

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2017

Personnel from Information Technology Services and the Center for Academic Technology Support updated the Council on University Planning and Budgeting on how they are planning on moving forward in coming years. Josh Awalt, interim assistant vice president for ITS, said there was a decrease in the 2016/...

Talks about cutting, keeping sports shared at CUPB meeting

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

November 5, 2017

The administration is still talking about the benefits and liabilities that could come from altering, or even eliminating, some sports teams, Eastern President David Glassman told the Council on University Planning and Budgeting at its Friday meeting. “If we keep the status quo, that is we keep...

Housing and Dining gives budget overview to CUPB

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

November 5, 2017

Mark Hudson, director of Housing and Dining, gave a rundown of the department’s financial situation to the Council on University Planning and Budgeting at its Friday meeting. Because there are less residents this year, Housing and Dining is getting $3.5 million less than it did a year ago. Hudson...

Health Service consolidations, cost-savings heard at CUPB

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

October 8, 2017

The Health Service, Counseling Center and Student Insurance have been consolidated as of Aug. 1. Eric Davidson, interim director of Health Service, detailed this change and cost-saving measures the departments are taking during a report at a meeting of the Council on University Planning and Budgeting...

CUPB discusses potential athletics budget deficit

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

April 10, 2017

A possible athletics deficit and steps the department is taking to fix it were brought up at a meeting of the Council on University Planning and Budgeting Friday. As of March 31, when the budget report for athletics came out, the ending fund balance showed a deficit of $838,440. There are currently...

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