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

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

A profile shot of University President David Glassman at his desk in the Presidental Office in Old Main on Monday.

Digging up David Glassman’s past

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor February 21, 2022

In high school, Glassman took a career alignment test that asked him about his interests and abilities to match with professionals who had taken this test.   Glassman’s schooling and professional...

Eastern Illinois University President Davis Glassman speaks during the Sept. 10, 2021 Board of Trustees meeting held at the Grand Ballroom at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. He announced his intention to reconvene the Naming Comittee during the meeting on Sept. 10.

BOT to vote on contract for Glassman

Madelyn Kidd, Managing Editor November 11, 2021

The Board of Trustees is set to vote on a one-year contract for University President David Glassman in its meeting Friday.  If approved, the contract will begin on June 1, 2022 and end June 30, 2023.  No...

Faculty Senate Chair Todd Bruns explains the construction happening on campus to the rest of the faculty.

Faculty Senate to discuss Glassman’s address

Staff Report October 11, 2021

Eastern’s Faculty Senate will reflect on university president David Glassman’s recent State of the University address during their meeting on Oct. 12. In his address, Glassman announced his plans...

President Glassman delivers his State of the University address in the Dvorak Concert Hall on Oct. 6, 2021.

EDITORIAL: Glassman’s retirement

Editorial Board October 6, 2021

During the State of the University address Wednesday, University President David Glassman announced his intentions of retiring from the presidency in June 2023. Glassman has had an eventful presidency,...

President Glassman delivers his State of the University address in the Dvorak Concert Hall on Oct. 6, 2021.

Glassman addresses Eastern, talks concerns, goals

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2021

University President David Glassman spoke on the six goals he has for the university in the current academic year during his State of the University address Wednesday afternoon. His goals included the...

President Glassman delivers his State of the University address in the Dvorak Concert Hall on Oct. 6, 2021.

Glassman announces retirement plans

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2021

University President David Glassman announced his intentions to retire in June 2023 pending a one-year contract offer from the Board of Trustees. His current contract ends on May 31, 2022. Glassman...

State of the University address set for Wednesday

State of the University address set for Wednesday

News Staff October 5, 2021

University President David Glassman will give his State of the University address Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. in the Dvorak Concert Hall located in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The address will be delivered...

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University President David Glassman speaks to students and faculty at the beginning of First Night. First Night is an annual tradition welcoming students onto campus the night before classes begin.

Convocation

Ashanti Thomas, Photo Editor August 23, 2021

Seniors react to commencement ceremony cancellation

Seniors react to commencement ceremony cancellation

Corryn Brock, News Editor 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...

EDITORIAL: BOT should see contract, vote after

Staff Editorial 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...

Eastern President David Glassman speaks on budget successes, challenges

Samuel Nusbaum, Staff Reporter September 14, 2017

An update on athletics, including a timeframe for when a decision will be made on deciding how many sports team Eastern should support, and an update on the budget were provided at Eastern President David...

Eastern will receive an expedited payment of $5.7 million as the Illinois Comptroller’s office begins the first release of funds to state colleges and universities in more than seven months.

Comptroller’s office expedites payment to Eastern

Cassie Buchman July 13, 2017

Eastern will receive an expedited payment of $5.7 million as the Illinois Comptroller’s office begins the first release of funds to state colleges and universities in more than seven months. According...

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