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Glassman sends email update, voids some of Thursday email

Glassman sends email update, voids some of Thursday email

Corryn Brock, News Editor

March 20, 2020

Eastern President David Glassman sent a new email Friday night updating students on changes to the plans sent out Thursday evening. The changes are in response to the "Stay-At-Home" order given by Governor J.B. Pritzker Friday afternoon. Glassman emphasized the information given in the Friday email...

Glassman optimistic about future of university in State of University address

Eastern President David Glassman gave his State of the University Address at 3:30pm Wednesday at the Dvorak Concert Hall in the Doudna Fine Arts Center.

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

October 3, 2018

Eastern President David Glassman gave his Fall 2018 State of the University Address, which focused on the challenges of past years and the improvements looking forward, Wednesday in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. This is Glassman’s fourth year as Eastern’s president, an...

Charleston named second safest college town in the U.S.

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

September 5, 2017

  Charleston has been named the second safest college town in America by for the second year in a row. According to SafeWise, they base the rankings off of three aspects. The site starts with the FBI’s most recent crime statistics from 2015. Then, they weighed those numbers in ...

EIU Foundation honors three alumni

Randall and Brenda Wright talk with Eastern President David Glassman follwing the presentation of the 2107 Burnham and Nancy Neal Outstanding Philanthropost Awards at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Friday. Randall Wright, a Charleston native, said in addition to all of his relatives who attended Eastern, about half of them had also worked at the university. His mother worked in the former housekeeping department and his father oversaw the university post office, he said. “Eastern means a lot to our family overall… in terms of providing education to move us forward and as way to provide for families on a daily basis,” Wright said.

Jason Hardimon, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2017

The EIU Foundation celebrated scholarship and exceptional generosity Friday as Eastern continues to weather the Illinois budget impasse. One-hundred and fifteen donors and 30 students were in attendance as the foundation honored Steve Gosselin, who earned a bachelor’s degree from Eastern in 1979...

CAA to discuss program recommendations

Staff Report

February 23, 2017

The Council on Academic affairs will discuss its draft document of recommendations for programs being considered for elimination or reorganization. It is scheduled to meet 2 p.m. Tuesday in room 4440 of the Booth Library. The council heard about the programs at its last meeting and conducted its...

VP recommendations put online now under review

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

January 11, 2017

Editor’s Note: This story looks at some of the recommendations made in regards to academic programs during the vitalization project. Other Workgroup’s recommendations and how they pertain to and affect the Eastern community will be explored in future stories.   After being posted online, the final rec...

Groups to discuss Vitalization Project

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

September 12, 2016

    Following a speech where Eastern President David Glassman announced the implementation of a Vitalization Project, the Faculty Senate will have an emergency meeting to discuss Tuesday. Faculty senate chair Jemmie Robertson said he had several senators come up to him after the speech...

President Glassman to deliver university address

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

August 31, 2016

In his State of the University Address, Eastern President David Glassman will tackle questions and outline plans for the university’s recovery as well as the steps the administration will take to move forward over the next four years. Glassman will touch upon on subjects that affect the everyday...

Glassman releases off-campus crime statement

Staff Report

November 1, 2015

President David Glassman released an email statement in response to the crimes happening off-campus Friday. Glassman said the University Police are taking care to provide a safe campus and will continue to do so with increased foot and bike patrols. He said the safety of Eastern’s students, faculty...

Budget hearing exposes stark reality

President David Glassman, (center) along with Blair Lord (right) and Paul McCann (left) speaks with the State Senate Higher Education Committee on Monday about the university budget in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King, Jr University Union.

Jehad Abbed, Associate News Editor

October 5, 2015

State Sen. Scott Bennett asked Eastern President David Glassman how much longer the university could continue operating given the current state budget impasse during the State Senate Higher Education Committee’s budget hearing Monday morning. “I don’t know a date or month,” Glassman said....

Glassman gives State of the University address

President David Glassman addresses student, faculity, staff, and community members about budget, enrollment, and community during the State of the University Address Monday in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Dounda Fine Arts Center.

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

September 29, 2015

Eastern President David Glassman said he expects the university enrollment to grow and stabilize by 2017 during his State of the University Address on Monday. Glassman also said athletics would report to the Office of the President as opposed to Student Affairs. Glassman said the transition would...

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