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Ryan Hendrickson during the open interviews in Buzzard Auditorium. He is one out of four candidates for provost position Thursday morning.

EDITORIAL: We endorse Hendrickson as next provost

Editorial Board February 13, 2024

The Editorial Board majority endorsed Eastern’s current Interim Provost Ryan Hendrickson to serve as the official provost. After weeks of interviews, Eastern heard out the four provost candidates...

Denise Seabert presents herself during the provost open sessions Wednesday afternoon. Seabert serves as the dean of the College of Health and Human Services at the University of California at Fresno.

Dean of Fresno State interviews for provost position

Audra Gullquist, Assistant News Editor February 9, 2024

After serving as a dean at Fresno State, Denise Seabert hopes to return to the Midwest as Eastern’s new provost.  “I think it’s important to know why am I looking at Eastern Illinois University...

Brian Thomas talking to Kelly Best before his interview as a candidate for the provost position. Doudna Fine Arts Center, Thursday Feb 1, 2024

Associate provost of Saginaw Valley State University interviews for provost position

Alexis Moore-Jones, Feature Reporter February 3, 2024

The search for a new provost at Eastern continues as Associate Provost at Saginaw Valley State University Brian Thomas takes the stage for his open campus interview.  Thomas is the third of four...

Simone Cummings is one out of four candidates for the provost position, interview speech in Doudna Fine Arts center Recital Hall

Dean at Webster University interviews for provost position

Kimberly Carroll, Reporter January 30, 2024

The second open interview for the provost position was held in the Doudna Fine Arts Center on Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. interviewing Simone Cummings.  Cummings is one of four candidates running for...

Students from Eastern Illinois University take pictures together during Block Party Pep Rally event at O‘Brien Stadium Friday night.

EDITORIAL: Eastern needs a devoted provost

Editorial Board January 25, 2024

As students, we need someone who will be able to guide us and the university we devote much of our time to. As a provost, academics and students are the main priorities.  If Eastern is educating...

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