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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

Speaker talks about “death spiral” in public higher education

Speaker talks about “death spiral” in public higher education

Cassie Buchman, Associate News Editor March 22, 2016

Rising tuition, decreased state funding and financial pressures on public universities are all leading to what University of Illinois professor Christopher Higgins calls a “death spiral” in public...

Perkins Loan program expired

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor October 14, 2015

The Federal Perkins Loan program, which was the oldest federal student loan program, ended on Sept. 30. The Perkins Loan was a low interest federal loan for students with exceptional financial need. This...

Tuition rate decreases for international students

Alex Seidler, Staff Reporter September 21, 2015

International undergraduate students now pay less tuition to attend the university beginning in the 2015 fall semester. International students pay $356 per-semester hour instead of the original $849,...

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