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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

Three different commencement speakers gave speeches during the graduation ceremony for the Eastern Illinois University Class of 2022 Saturday afternoon in Lantz Arena. Representing the Lumpkin College of Business and Technology Marie Koch delivered her speech during the first ceremony. Representing the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Jerimiah Boyd-Johnson presented his speech at the second ceremony. Representing the College of Education, MaryAnn Catt and Esperanza Murillo gave their speeches during the last ceremony.

Looking back at the 2021-2022 academic year

News Staff May 7, 2022

  As the semester ends and spring commencement is over, here is a look back at the 2021-2022 academic year: August The fall semester kicked off with move-in, First Night and Quakin' in the...

Steven Scher, a psychology professor explains a proposal for a new psychology course on psychological research and theory on diverse sexual attractions and gender identities in Booth Library Thursday afternoon during the CAA meeting. The course will be open to all majors.

CAA approves LGBTQ+ psychology course

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor March 24, 2022

The Council of Academic Affairs approves new Psychology of Sexual and Gender Diversity course unanimously on Thursday in Booth Library. PSY-3628, Psychology of Sexual and Gender Diversity, was approved...

Council of Academic Affairs Chair Richard Wilkinson opens a discussion about Honors course HON 1191 at the Nov. 11 meeting in the Witter’s Conference Room. The Council unanimously in favor of revising Honors course, HON 1191.

CAA votes for new computer information technology course

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor January 20, 2022

The Council of Academic Affairs approved a new computer and information technology course to start in the fall 2022 semester at Thursday’s meeting. At the meeting, item 21-106 proposed a new course...

Council of Academic Affairs Chair Richard Wilkinson gives the council an status update about the Naming Committee at the meeting on Dec. 2. Wilkinson mentioned that someone withdrew from the Douglas Hall renaming consideration.

CAA to vote on program, course changes

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2021

The astronomy option of the physics major could see changes after the Council on Academic Affairs meeting Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Witters Conference Room in Booth Library. Changes would include adding...

Council of Academic Affairs Chair Richard Wilkinson opens a discussion about Honors course HON 1191 at the Nov. 11 meeting in the Witter’s Conference Room. The Council unanimously in favor of revising Honors course, HON 1191.

CAA to vote on IEC control over virtual study abroad courses

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief December 2, 2021

A proposal being voted on by the Council of Academic Affairs Thursday afternoon could give the International Education Council control over virtual study abroad courses. Needing approval from both the...

Billy Hung, Associate Professor in Biological Sciences, inquires about asynchronous and  synchronous courses.

CAA to vote on potential new foreign language

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2021

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on potentially adding two American Sign Language courses to the course catalog during its meeting Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Witters Conference Room. ASL I would...

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