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Cheney selected as new dean of school of business, technology

Staff Report

February 18, 2019

Austin Cheney, the current chair of the School of Technology, will be the new dean for the Lumpkin College of Business and Technology starting July 1, 2019. Cheney was one of three candidates interviewed for the position, and according to a press release, he was picked because of his ties to Eastern. East...

Open sessions for Lumpkin College dean to start Thursday

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2019

Open sessions start Thursday for the dean of Lumpkin College of Business and Technology candidate search. Three candidates will be brought to campus starting with Stevie Watson, the former dean of business at Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin. Watson’s open session is from 1:30-2:15 p.m. Thursday in t...

Booth dean outlines plans for new semester

Jelan Buchanan, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2018

Zach Newell, the new dean of Booth Library, said he wants to improve the library by engaging the students in more meaningful ways. Newell said the goals for the library are to figure out what is working well for it and what could use some improvement to make the library stand out and be even better. Beth...

Library Dean set to retire at end of month

Mary Ellen Greenburg, Reporter

June 20, 2017

Allen Lanham, dean of Library Services at the Booth Library, is set to retire at the end of June. Lanham has worked at Eastern for 26 years and has  been considering retiring for two. He said the decision to retire came because of Illinois’ financial state, his age and so he can have time to himself. People...

Klarup steps up after Ornes steps down

Klarup steps up after Ornes steps down

Jeff Coy, Staff Reporter

January 13, 2016

Douglas G. Klarup was named interim dean of the College of Sciences on Jan. 7 after the retirement of former dean Harold Ornes on Oct. 31, 2015. Klarup said he is excited and honored to be serving as interim dean of the College of Sciences. Blair Lord, vice president for academic affairs, said...

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