The Daily Eastern News

IBHE, state implement Wi-Fi hotspot plan

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2020

The state of Illinois and the Illinois Board of Higher Education have partnered to create Wi-Fi hotspots across the state that can be accessed by students who have to learn remotely due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  The hotspot project was finalized by the governor’s office, the IBHE and the IBSE...

IBHE to discuss Eastern’s budget in private meeting on Tuesday

October 22, 2018

Staff Report | @DEN_News The Illinois Board of Higher Education will hold a private meeting Tuesday to discuss Eastern’s budget from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the 1895 Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. IBHE has a similar meeting at all of their represented universities during the fall semester....

Faculty Senate talks IBHE dual credit concerns

Larry White is a professor of management information systems and operations management. He also represents Eastern on the faculty advisory board of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

December 5, 2017

Business professor Larry White, Eastern’s representative for the Illinois Board of Higher Education’s faculty advisory committee, talked about the committee’s concerns about dual credit programs at Tuesday’s meeting. The IBHE is an agency meant to allow all Illinois universities, public or pr...

State universities asked to ‘tighten belt’ to fill possible deficit

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor

March 8, 2017

Representatives from the nine public universities and three higher education agencies met with the Senate Committee on Higher Education Tuesday and were asked how they can “tighten their belts” in order to fill a proposed budget deficit. After Gov. Bruce Rauner introduced a budget proposal in...

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