The Daily Eastern News

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

President David Glassman speaks of the negative impact on Eastern’s reserve funds due to low enrollment and the state’s inability to pass a budget this past fiscal year during the State of the University Address in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center Wednesday.

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...

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