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Charlie Wheeler to speak at Eastern Wednesday

Staff Report

October 15, 2019

Eastern’s annuitants association speaker series will begin at 3 p.m. Wednesday with Charles Wheeler III in the Charleston/Mattoon room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Wheeler is one of the leading authorities on Illinois politics and government and has followed state politics for ...

Department chairs talk spending regulation in response to State of the University Address

Corryn Brock, News Editor

October 6, 2019

During his speech Thursday Eastern President David Glassman discussed the need for departments to continue regulating departmental expenses. During the 2015 to 2017 budget impasse departments had to cut back on spending and make sure their spending was fiscally responsible. Glassman said department...

Edgar Speaker Series talks politics

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

October 22, 2015

One of David Yepsen’s favorite stories from his days covering presidential campaigns was when then-presidential candidate Jimmy Carter had a press conference and Yepsen was the only reporter to show up. Yepsen, the director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute and former political write...

Illinois politics to be discussed in the Union

Lauren Barry, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2015

Problems with the Illinois government will be the topic of a discussion during the “Illinois Politics and Government: Options for Reform” at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Richard Wandling, the chair of the political science department, is leading the discussion at the Loft of the Martin Luther King, Jr. University...

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