The Daily Eastern News

Faculty Senate elections now underway

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2019

Faculty members have until March 26 to vote in the Faculty Senate election, which includes voting for changes to the Faculty Senate constitution. Jeff Stowell, the vice chair for the Faculty Senate, announced at the Senate’s Tuesday meeting that the election is now open and the ballot can be dist...

Faculty Senate discusses shared governance

Bailey Young is a history professor and a member of the Faculty Senate. The senate decided to have one more meeting this semester on May 3 from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

April 17, 2018

A proposal for a new shared governance plan presented at the latest Faculty Senate meeting would keep the number of senators the same but include senators on other campus committees. Vice chair Jeff Stowell, a psychology professor, originally showed a shared governance plan, which included a much...

Miller files paperwork to run for representative of the 110th district

Staff Report

November 28, 2017

Oakland Resident Chris Miller, 63, officially made his bid for state representative in the 110th district Monday, filing the paperwork with the Illinois State Board of Elections to be a Republican candidate. Monday was the first day candidates could file to have their names in March’s primary elections....

Student Senate to see unofficial results of election

Samuel Nusbaum, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2017

The Student Senate will see the unofficial results of the race for senator at its next meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Charleston/Mattoon room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. William Outzen, speaker of the student senate, said 13 senators are up for re-election. There are 26 open...

Two Incumbents lost seats in municipal elections

Molly Dotson, Photographer

April 4, 2017

Dennis Malak and Matthew Hutti won the Charleston City Council race, according to the unofficial election results. Hutti received 48.95 percent of the vote with a total of 886 votes; Malak received 29.12 percent of the vote with a total of 527 votes; and Jim Dunn received 21.93 percent with a total...

Jarrell, Titus run for school board position

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor in chief

March 31, 2017

With different experiences fueling their passion for education, incumbent Charles Jarrell and newcomer Matt Titus are running for a position on the Board of Education for Charleston Community Unit School District No. 1. Charleston residents can vote to elect either Titus or Jarrell for a 4-year term...

Student body president candidates talk goals

Emmanuel Ayiku, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2017

Students will have the chance to vote for the next student body president Monday and Tuesday. An email will be sent to each students’ panthermail address, allowing them to vote all the student government’s executive board positions. Speaker of the Senate Felicia Wagner, student vice president...

Student Senate to have executive elections

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

March 23, 2017

The Student Senate will have elections for executive positions starting next week. Candidates running for student body president are Luke Young, Felicia Wagner and Jonathan Williams. Derek Pierce and Juan Neveraz are running for executive vice president. Both Tarve'a Durant and Rebecca Cash are...

Girls State chooses Eastern student representative

Blake Warman, Staff Reporter

June 19, 2014

She was chosen to work for the 74th Session of Illini Girls State on Eastern's campus. Picked from a selection of 400 people to council, Kelsie Abolt, a sophomore family and consumer sciences major, has been working the past week as a counselor for Girls State. Abolt feels that coming back as a...

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