The Daily Eastern News

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...

CUPB analyzes economic impact study

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2017

  A packet filled with statistical data addressing Eastern’s economic impact and a mobile platform proposal were presented during a meeting of the Council of University Planning and Budgeting Friday. Paul McCann, interim vice president for business affairs, said an outside consulting firm...

CUPB hears MLK jr. University Union cost-savings plan

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

February 13, 2017

The Council on University Planning and Budget heard about the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union’s budget and cost-savings plans at its meeting Friday. Cathy Engelkes, deputy director of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union, said over the last couple of years union personnel have been...

CUPB discusses enrollment, budget concerns

AJ Fournier, City Reporter

September 11, 2016

The Council on University Planning and Budgeting discussed concerns about enrollment and Eastern’s future at its first meeting Friday. Eastern President David Glassman said enrollment was reduced by about 1,000 students this semester, but it could have been worse. Glassman said the plan now is...

Glassman announces plan to ‘vitalize’ university

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

September 8, 2016

At his State of the University Speech, President David Glassman announced the creation of a Vitalization Project meant to guide planning and budgeting decisions and make changes to programs and services on campus. This project will be led by a Task Force, the President’s Liaison Subcommittee and...

Faculty Senate to hear resolution on CUPB

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

November 30, 2015

The Faculty Senate will hear a proposed resolution concerning the number of members on the Council on University Planning and Budgeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Room 4440 of Booth Library. Grant Sterling, a philosophy professor, said the resolution was Faculty Senator Teshome Abebe’s idea, and he agreed...

CUPB to elect new executives

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

September 10, 2015

The Council on University Planning and Budgeting will have elections at their first meeting of the academic year 2 p.m Friday in the 1895 room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Dave Emmerich, the current chair of the CUPB, said at the meeting the CUPB will elect the chair and the rest...

CUPB to discuss NCA report

Derrin Coad, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2015

The Council on University Planning and Budgeting will review the NCA reaccreditation report, which was made available Feb. 9 and evaluates Eastern as a whole institution during its meeting Friday. The council members will also discuss the list of more than 200 possible revenue-generating ideas they...

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