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

Diana Rogers-Adkinson, answers questions from students during her interview for Eastern Illinois Universitys next presidential candidate in the Arcola/Tuscola room of Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Tuesday afternoon. When asked about her values, Rogers-Adkinson answered that her first value is students are always first.

Diana Rogers-Adkinson talks retention rate at student interview

Katja Benz, Student Government Reporter January 18, 2023

Diana Rogers-Adkinson, one of the final four presidential candidates, had her student interview on Thursday.    Rogers-Adkinson, current provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at the...

David Brennen, one of four presidential candidates, answers a question about increased funding for athletics in the Arcola-Tuscola room of Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Thursday afternoon. Brennen said he can’t promise anything but he loves fundraising by getting involved with alumni and speaking with state legislators.

Students interview second presidential candidate, David Brennen

Katja Benz, Reporter January 12, 2023

David Brennen, one of the final four presidential candidates, had his student interview on Thursday.   Brennen, who came to campus from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, was the dean of the...

Eastern will interview four candidates to replace the current University President for Eastern, David Glassman. Those candidates include, Jay Gatrell (left), David Brennen (top middle), Michael Godard (bottom middle), and Diana Rogers-Adkinson.

Final four Eastern presidential candidates to visit campus

Madelyn Kidd, Editor-in-Chief January 9, 2023

The final four candidates for Eastern’s new president, starting in July, will be visiting Eastern throughout January to be interviewed by staff, faculty, students and the local community. The four...

EDITORIAL: The cost of searching for a new president

EDITORIAL: The cost of searching for a new president

Editorial Board September 14, 2022

As President Glassman's term comes to end on June 30,2023, a new term for another president must begin. With that, the start of a search for a proper candidate for the position is already in motion. Well,...

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

Presidential Search Committee aims to meet early September

Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief July 7, 2022

Eastern’s Presidential Search Committee hopes to have its first meeting in early September to find a replacement for current University President David Glassman, whose contract will expire in June of...

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