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

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Easterns Director of Enrollment Support Justin Tierney speaks on Eastern creating a transfer plan for the Lincoln College students after the school closes in May Tuesday afternoon. Tierney said as an alumni, the closing is heartbreaking.

Eastern opening doors to Lincoln College students as institution closes

Madelyn Kidd and Corryn Brock April 12, 2022

Eastern is preparing to assist Lincoln College students as their institution plans to close its doors in May after 157 years. University President David Glassman said Eastern is in a good place to assist...

EDITORIAL: Admins show weakness, complacency

EDITORIAL: Admins show weakness, complacency

Editorial Board January 11, 2022

This week Eastern “encouraged” and “expected” students and employees to get tested for COVID-19 as they flood back to campus for the Spring 2022 semester. Despite this, they apparently...

Faculty Senate set for Tuesday  afternoon

Faculty Senate set for Tuesday  afternoon

Staff Report September 27, 2021

Faculty Senate is set to meet Tuesday in the Witters Conference room in Booth Library beginning at 2 p.m. The Senate will hear from Vice President of Student Affairs Anne Flaherty during the meeting....

Meeting the admins: a look inside Eastern leadership

Meeting the admins: a look inside Eastern leadership

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief August 25, 2021

Often in college, administrators are seen as inaccessible people. The Daily Eastern News set out to bridge that gap and give the campus community an inside look on who is running Eastern. To get a better...

Faculty Senate to talk over 3 items

Staff Report October 14, 2019

Faculty Senate will discuss three items during its meeting Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. in room 4440 of Booth Library. The three items include a report from the provost, an update on discussions about...

Gatrell delivers enrollment report to Faculty Senate

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief September 3, 2019

Eastern Provost Jay Gatrell delivered Eastern’s tenth day enrollment numbers, conveying a message of overall positivity and growth, to the Faculty Senate Tuesday. Gatrell reported to the senate that...

Eastern to add 4-year nursing program

Corryn Brock, News Editor August 21, 2019

Eastern’s Provost Jay Gatrell announced a new four-year nursing degree program at a Faculty Senate meeting Tuesday afternoon. The program currently offered is an RN to BSN program where students who...

CAA to discuss BIO course amends

Emilie Bowman, Staff Reporter August 21, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on modifying biology course BIO 3888G to include the study abroad course on Tuesday during its 2 p.m. meeting in Room 4440 of Booth Library. The council will...

‘Year of transition’ underway at Eastern

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor August 19, 2018

A plan to restructure colleges and create a new one was approved by the board of trustees over the summer and put into effect during July. The plan involves many changes, including the creation of a...

4 candidates to be interviewed for general counsel next week

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor June 15, 2018

Open sessions for a new general counsel will be held next week. The interviews come after former general counsel Robert Miller accepted a position at a different university. Four candidates will...

Eastern searches for new general counsel

Staff Report May 31, 2018

Eastern is looking for a new general counsel to replace Robert Miller, who accepted a job opportunity at a different institution.   Eastern Provost Jay Gatrell said advertisements for the position...

After 16 Years as Provost, Blair Lord Plans Retirement

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter April 27, 2017

  After almost 16 years of service, Provost Blair Lord prepares for his retirement at the end of the Spring 2017 semester. Lord said his favorite part of being provost was working with knowledgeable...

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