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Conference to focus on best practices for enrollment management

Staff Report

February 7, 2017

An annual conference to highlight recruiting, marketing and student success will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Martin Luther King, Jr. University Union. According to the enrollment management website, the conference offers an opportunity to attend sessions and discuss ways to “improve...

Workgroup No.7 discusses final recommendation format

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

December 6, 2016

  Workgroup No. 7, focusing on academic programs, questioned how to format its final draft of recommendations and whether or not it should prioritize its recommendations at its meeting Tuesday. Workgroup Chair Cindy Rich said she sent an email to general counsel Rob Miller and vitalization...

Workgroup 7 replies to departmental criticism

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

November 29, 2016

  After turning in their preliminary draft recommendations for the vitalization project, Workgroup No.7, looking at academic programs, discussed the responses and feedback they received from academic departments. After seeing some of the responses, workgroup chair Cindy Rich said some of the...

Search for enrollment management continues

Molly Dotson, Photo Editor

October 18, 2016

  Juanita Morris, the second of four candidates for the associate vice president of enrollment management position, talked about her experience in recruitment efforts and stressed their importance at an open interview for the position Tuesday. Morris, currently the director of undergra...

Workgroup no. 3 goes over interviews, information

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

October 17, 2016

Workgroup no. 3, focusing on enrollment management, compared information they found when they split up to interview different people from enrollment areas on campus during their last meeting. During their meeting last week, Workgroup no. 3 members asked employees they invited from different areas...

Search for new enrollment manager to begin

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

October 10, 2016

Eastern is looking to stay competitive in the new student market place, and is looking for a new associate vice president of enrollment management. This position has the role of organizing, planning and coordinating an enrollment plan for the school to recruit new students. The associate vice president...

CUPB discusses enrollment, budget concerns

AJ Fournier, City Reporter

September 11, 2016

The Council on University Planning and Budgeting discussed concerns about enrollment and Eastern’s future at its first meeting Friday. Eastern President David Glassman said enrollment was reduced by about 1,000 students this semester, but it could have been worse. Glassman said the plan now is...

Eastern enrollment decreases by almost 13 percent

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

September 9, 2016

 Eastern’s overall enrollment has dropped by almost 13 percent, with the number of students decreasing from 8,520 to 7,415 students this year. 6,548 of these students are living on campus, and 867 students live off campus. 5,957 undergraduate students and 1,318 graduate students are enrolled at Eastern...

Eastern sees total enrollment decrease

Staff Report

September 8, 2016

Eastern's overall enrollment has dropped from 8,520 students last fall to a total of 7,415 students for the Fall 2016 semester. According to a press release sent by the university, freshman enrollment fell from 1,673 students in the Fall 2015 semester to 1,251 this year, while there are 1,073 sophomores...

Glassman addresses university challenges, talks remedies

Glassman addresses university challenges, talks remedies

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

September 7, 2016

Eastern President David Glassman talked about challenges that occurred due to low enrollment and the lack of a budget and his plans to remedy them with a Vitalization Project at his State of the University Address. 7,400 students have enrolled at Eastern this fall, while last fall there were 8,520. “This...

Faculty Senate talks committees, profit-loss sheets

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

September 6, 2016

  The Faculty Senate discussed concerns with how Eastern is approaching some trouble areas, such as the profit-loss sheets, and it assigned members to committees. Profit-loss sheets look at the cost efficiency of different programs on campus. Senate chair Jemmie Robertson told faculty senate...

Number of international students predicted to increase on tenth day

T’Nerra Butler, Verge Editor

September 4, 2016

  As the school year sails off, Eastern sees the numbers of international students on campus increase since last fall. Bill Elliott, interim director of international students and scholars, said the official tenth day has not hit, and because of that he has to wait to announce the official...

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