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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

CAA votes on switching history class to journalism department

CAA votes on switching history class to journalism department

Cam'ron Hardy, News Editor February 3, 2023

The Council of Academic Affair met on Thursday to discuss multiple revisions and approval of multiple courses. The History of American Journalism is a new course for the journalism department and was...

Easterns Council of Academic Affairs Chair Marita Gronnvoll speaks during the meeting on Sept. 22 in the Witters Conference Room in Booth Library.

CAA approves courses, revision to sport, recreation management program

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor December 1, 2022

The Council of Academic Affairs unanimously approved a new course Sport and Recreation Program Planning, KSR-3290, on Thursday. The three credit hour course is planned to be offered in the fall and...

The Council of Academic Affairs met on Thursday and unanimously approved catalogue revisions to be made to comply with the Illinois State Legislature passed Public Act 102-0998.

CAA approves new gender, crime course

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor October 20, 2022

The Council of Academic Affairs unanimously approved a new sociology and criminology course, SOC/CRM-3871 Gender and Crime, on Thursday during their weekly meeting. The new course for Gender and Crime:...

Council of Academic Affairs Chairperson, Marita Gronnvoll, and Cindy Richardson at a CAA meeting on Thursday.

CAA meets quorum, discusses changing bylaws

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor October 13, 2022

The Council of Academic Affairs reached quorum at their meeting on Thursday after having an unofficial meeting last week and discussed solutions to the struggle of reaching quorum. CAA is required within...

Easterns Council of Academic Affairs Chair Marita Gronnvoll speaks during the meeting on Sept. 22 in the Witters Conference Room in Booth Library.

CAA fails to reach quorum last week, voids voted items

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor October 13, 2022

The Council of Academic Affairs voted on and approved a program revision at last week's meeting, but did not meet quorum, making the approval a violations of CAA's bylaws. This leaves the program revision...

CAA approved a proposal for a revision in the electrical engineering program that was tabled during their meeting on Sept. 22 due to multiple revisions needed in the proposal. On Thursday, the proposal was approved after the requested changes were made.

CAA approves electrical engineering program revision

Cam'ron Hardy, Campus Events Junior Editor October 6, 2022

Editor's Note: CAA did not reach a quorum at this meeting. Therefore, all voted and motioned items listed in this article is know void. The Council of Academic Affairs unanimously approved a revision...

Easterns Council of Academic Affairs Chair Marita Gronnvoll speaks during the meeting on Sept. 22 in the Witters Conference Room in Booth Library.

CAA approves new Medical Spanish course

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor September 22, 2022

The Council of Academic Affairs unanimously approved two new courses in the world languages and cultures department. CAA unanimously approved a new course with revisions Medical Spanish for Health Care...

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 8, 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 1, 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...

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