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Athletics on agenda for Saturday’s BOT retreat

Cassie Buchman, Staff Reporter

June 23, 2017

A topic of discussion slated for the Board of Trustees’ retreat Saturday at Charleston Country Club will be intercollegiate athletics, following a discussion at an April executive committee meeting about possibly eliminating some sports teams. Though the idea of deleting four athletic programs was talked ab...

Workgroup 4 plans to prioritize recommendations

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

December 1, 2016

Workgroup No. 4, which is charged with making recommendations for intercollegiate athletics, discussed its next steps regarding the feedback from their preliminary recommendations at its Thursday meeting. They also began the process of creating a list compiled of only the group’s preliminary recommendations. Tami...

Athletics workgroup works on preliminary recommendations

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

October 31, 2016

  Workgroup No. 4, focusing on intercollegiate athletics, talked about prioritizing parts of their preliminary reports and looked at data at their meeting Monday. This preliminary report is due Tuesday and will go to Eastern President David Glassman, the vice presidents and unit leaders. Workgroup...

Glassman addresses Faculty Senate on profit/loss

October 18, 2016

Eastern President David Glassman discussed the progress of vitalization project workgroups, while answering questions about the transparency of the profit/loss sheets for academics and intercollegiate athletics Tuesday at the Faculty Senate meeting. After receiving multiple emails, Glassman said it...

Academics, athletics profit loss sheets raise questions

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

October 4, 2016

Jon Blitz, the president of Eastern’s chapter of the University Professionals of Illinois, spoke to the Faculty Senate Tuesday about the differences between the academic and athletic departments’ accounting practices and the EIU-UPI’s role in the vitalization project. Blitz said he had a possible...

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