The Daily Eastern News

Faculty Senate to hear resolution on CUPB

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

November 30, 2015

The Faculty Senate will hear a proposed resolution concerning the number of members on the Council on University Planning and Budgeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Room 4440 of Booth Library. Grant Sterling, a philosophy professor, said the resolution was Faculty Senator Teshome Abebe’s idea, and he agreed...

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...

Jim Edgar talks about budget impasse

Jim Edgar talks about budget impasse

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

October 22, 2015

Not having a budget passed for Illinois is a pressing issue for many who live in the state. Someone who has been vocal about his concerns is former Illinois Gov. Jim Edgar, who recently came to Eastern for the Edgar Speaker Series. “There’s a lot of things that are not being funded, prime example...

Edgar Speaker Series to teach students about politics

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

October 19, 2015

Students and faculty interested in politics will get a chance to talk about the upcoming 2016 presidential campaigns as a part of the Edgar Speaker Series at 7 p.m. Thursday in Buzzard Hall Auditorium. David Yepsen, the director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale,...

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