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

Demographics of Easterns student body from 2017 to 2021 show that Easterns student body is becoming more diverse. Other represents the categories of American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, two or more races, international students and students who did not disclose their race.

Demographics show increase in Eastern student diversity

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2021

Eastern students are more diverse than ever with 41.3% of students being people of color. Twenty years ago, Eastern’s student body was 87 percent white. Today, it is 58.7% white. In 2001, there...

Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management Josh Norman presents at Tuesday’s Faculty Senate meeting. Norman’s presentation highlighted Eastern’s enrollment statistics with comparisons to 2020s numbers.

Faculty Senate talks enrollment, recruitment

Luke Taylor, News Editor October 26, 2021

Faculty Senate’s meeting Tuesday revolved around enrollment numbers on campus and what the Senate can do to continue increasing those numbers. Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management Josh...

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