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Letter to the editor: Eastern administration must be held accountable for handling of sexual assault cases

May 18, 2020

This letter was submitted by Jack Cruikshank. A little less than three weeks ago, former Eastern soccer player Malorie Henderlong posted a video on YouTube where she explained she was sexually assaulted...

Glassman sends email update, voids some of Thursday email

Glassman sends email update, voids some of Thursday email
March 20, 2020

Eastern President David Glassman sent a new email Friday night updating students on changes to the plans sent out Thursday evening. The changes are in response to the "Stay-At-Home" order given by Governor...

Seniors react to commencement ceremony cancellation

Seniors react to commencement ceremony cancellation
March 19, 2020

Eastern President David Glassman announced the cancellation of the May commencement ceremony, an announcement that has left many seniors filled with a variety of emotions. Many seniors have expressed...

Eastern responds to coronavirus

University explores online teaching option as safety measure
March 11, 2020

With universities across the country canceling classes or switching instruction to online format, Eastern has been responding to what the World Health Organization is calling a pandemic. The Coronavirus,...

Community members from Eastern, Charleston petition against racist posters

February 28, 2020

A petition was started by an Eastern student demanding the university to take more action regarding the recent white power propaganda found on campus. As of Thursday night, the petition had reached 1,300...

EDITORIAL: BOT should see contract, vote after

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...

Threat to campus found to be not credible

A police car sits outside Douglas Hall Tuesday morning after law enforcement responded to a report of a gun in the building. No gun was found.
October 15, 2019

A threat issued to Eastern’s campus early Tuesday morning was found to be not credible by law enforcement following a day of investigations, false alarm emergency calls and questions from a concerned...

4 candidates to be interviewed for general counsel next week

June 15, 2018

Open sessions for a new general counsel will be held next week. The interviews come after former general counsel Robert Miller accepted a position at a different university. Four candidates will...

Freshmen enrollment expected to increase for fall 2018

June 6, 2018

With the promise of a state budget that offers a two percent increase in appropriations for Eastern, the freshmen enrollment is also expected to increase for Fall 2018. Josh Norman, the associate vice...

Eastern to see 2 percent increase in state appropriations

June 5, 2018

Eastern can expect to see a two percent increase in state appropriations compared to last year, after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a $38.5 billion budget into law Monday. Eastern President David Glassman...

President Glassman updates faculty senate on marketing, naming committee

November 14, 2017

Eastern President David Glassman updated the Faculty Senate on recent marketing campaigns, calling them the “most aggressive” ones the university has ever seen, and said he met with student groups...

Talks about cutting, keeping sports shared at CUPB meeting

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...

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