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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

Faculty Senate Chair, Todd Bruns opens the Faculty Senate meeting with the executive reports at Tuesday afternoon. This meeting, the Senate talked about the recent mental health days and the recent Board of Trustees meeting.

Faculty Senate talks campus mental health

Luke Taylor, News Editor November 30, 2021

Faculty senate discussed the pre-Thanksgiving mental health days held on campus during its meeting Tuesday. Members of the senate raised concern about the late notice given to professors about not having...

Faculty Senate Chair, Todd Bruns explains a question about faculty members online profiles and department website structure at the Oct. 26 meeting. The Senate discussed ways to inform faculty members update their profiles, but tabled the discussion for the next meeting.

Faculty Senate to discuss mental health days Tuesday

Luke Taylor, News Editor November 29, 2021

Eastern’s Faculty Senate will discuss the pre-Thanksgiving break mental health days during its meeting Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Witters Conference Room of Booth Library. Students were given two days,...

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Vice President for Academic Affairs Jay Gatrell speaks during Tuesday afternoon’s Faculty Senate meeting. Gatrell gave an announcement stating that there would be no more passwords on student evaluations for faculty.

Faculty Senate talk issues with class formats

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor November 9, 2021

Faculty Senate’s meeting Tuesday involved a discussion about ensuring the line is maintained between in-person and hybrid classes. Jennifer L. Stringfellow, President of Eastern's University Professionals...

Faculty Senate Chair, Todd Bruns explains a question about faculty members online profiles and department website structure at the Oct. 26 meeting. The Senate discussed ways to inform faculty members update their profiles, but tabled the discussion for the next meeting.

Faculty Senate to discuss quizzes, exams on D2L Tuesday

Luke Taylor, News Editor November 8, 2021

Eastern’s Faculty Senate will discuss quizzes and exams on D2L Brightspace in their meeting at 2 p.m. Monday in the Witter’s Conference Room of Booth Library. D2L, which used to be called Desire2Learn,...

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...

Faculty Senate to discuss enrollment numbers on Tuesday

Faculty Senate to discuss enrollment numbers on Tuesday

Staff Report October 25, 2021

Editor's note: This article has been corrected to accurately portray the number of students and enrolled credit hours. Faculty Senate will meet Tuesday afternoon to go through their usual reports and...

Faculty Senate Chair Todd Bruns explains part of the Executive Report to the rest of the Faculty Senate members Oct. 12.

Faculty Senator appointed to Eastern’s Naming Committee

Madelyn Kidd, Managing Editor October 12, 2021

A Faculty Senator was appointed to Eastern’s Naming Committee, which will meet Thursday at 9 a.m. to discuss the Douglas Hall renaming. Faculty Senator Steven Scher, a psychology professor, was appointed...

Faculty Senate Chair Todd Bruns explains the construction happening on campus to the rest of the faculty.

Faculty Senate to discuss Glassman’s address

Staff Report October 11, 2021

Eastern’s Faculty Senate will reflect on university president David Glassman’s recent State of the University address during their meeting on Oct. 12. In his address, Glassman announced his plans...

Vice President of Student Affairs Anne Flaherty gives a presentation on the current status of student mental health and the measures the department has done to assist students.

Faculty Senate, VPSA talk mental health

Luke Taylor, News Editor September 28, 2021

Campus mental health resources and COVID-19 vaccination rates were main focuses of the faculty senate meeting on Tuesday. Students and faculty have raised concerns in recent months about the affect...

Faculty Senate set for Tuesday  afternoon

Faculty Senate set for Tuesday  afternoon

Staff Report September 27, 2021

Faculty Senate is set to meet Tuesday in the Witters Conference room in Booth Library beginning at 2 p.m. The Senate will hear from Vice President of Student Affairs Anne Flaherty during the meeting....

Faculty Senate talks new technology

Faculty Senate talks new technology

Madelyn Kidd, Managing Editor September 14, 2021

The Faculty Senate announced new computers and laptops along with bids to replace Booth Library’s North steps at their meeting Tuesday. With multiple outdated and failing computers, the University purchased...

Faculty Senate to meet Tuesday afternoon

Faculty Senate to meet Tuesday afternoon

Luke Taylor, News Editor September 13, 2021

Faculty Senate will discuss their concerns with the number of faculty in their meeting Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Witters conference room in Booth Library. Another concern they will discuss is campus...

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