The Daily Eastern News

CAA tables bylaw vote until January

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

December 6, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs tabled a bylaw change regarding the Illinois Open Meetings Act Thursday, pending review from Eastern’s counsel after The Daily Eastern News submitted an objection. Laura McLaughlin, general counsel for the university, said in an email that she advised CAA to ta...

McLaughlin discusses new general counsel position, goals at Eastern

Laura McLaughlin was hired as Eastern’s general counsel this past July. She said this year she will focus on understanding Eastern.

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

August 30, 2018

Eastern’s new general counsel, or lead attorney, was named July 30 of this past summer. Lynette Drake, interim vice president for student affairs, said she sat in on interviews for this position and knew what they were looking for in the candidates. “I was looking for someone who would represent the best int...

Eastern searches for new general counsel

Staff Report

May 31, 2018

Eastern is looking for a new general counsel to replace Robert Miller, who accepted a job opportunity at a different institution.   Eastern Provost Jay Gatrell said advertisements for the position have been posted on recruiting venues as well as Eastern's website and a search committee has...

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