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Faculty Senate to have first meeting of new year

Staff Report

August 19, 2019

The Faculty Senate is scheduled to meet at 2:00 p.m. in room 4440 of Booth Library Tuesday afternoon. No agenda had been posted as of 8:00 p.m. Monday evening and the content of the meeting is unknown. The News Staff can be reached at 581-2812 or at [email protected]

City Council to vote on release of closed session meeting minutes

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

January 14, 2019

The Charleston City will vote on authorizing the release of closed session meeting minutes as well as nine other action items during their Tuesday meeting. The council will vote on partial minute releases for July 5, 2017, Dec. 15, 2017, March 6, 2018, July 2, 2018 and July 17, 2018. Closed session...

CAA to vote on revisions to majors

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

November 14, 2018

The Council on Academic Affairs will meet Thursday in the Edgar Room of Booth Library at 2 p.m. to discuss six action items ranging from a revised major to new courses. A new course titled ‘NTR 3500: Professional Focus on Nutrition and Dietetics’ will be proposed to the council at its meeting. The cour...

Coles County Board to appoint new positions at meeting Tuesday

Staff Report

September 10, 2018

The Coles County Board will be meeting Tueaday at 7 p.m. in the courthouse. The board will be appointing 11 new positions, including different drainage districts and a fire protection district. Drainage districts are sewers and ditches and include such cities as Humboldt, Mattoon, Whitley and others. ...

CAA meeting canceled Thursday due to light agenda

Staff Report

February 9, 2018

The Council on Academic Affairs meeting, originally set for 2 p.m. Thursday, was canceled because of a light agenda. Per CAA Bylaw VII.4.d, the CAA chairperson has added FCS 2244, Textile Analysis; FCS 2245, Fashion E-Tailing; FCS 2300G, Personal and Family Financial Literacy; FCS 3200, Historic Co...

Workgroup No. 9 opens meeting to feedback

Angelica Cataldo, Managing Editor

March 20, 2017

Workgroup No. 9, Academic Visioning II, invited Mona Davenport, director of Minority Affairs Kimberlie Moock ,director of New Student Programs and Karla Sanders, executive director of the Center for Academic Support and Assessment to its Monday meeting to further discuss feedback received from town hall...

Workgroup sets date for town hall meeting

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor

January 17, 2017

  Workgroup no. 8, Academic Visioning I, established a town hall meeting to collect feedback and discussed several micro-degree proposals at its meeting Friday. With the deadline to submit the final report still months away, Workgroup Chair Jeff Stowell, a psychology professor, said the group...

Faculty Senate to close part of meeting, vote on resolution

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

November 16, 2015

The Faculty Senate will invoke the Open Meetings Act to close part of the meeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Booth Library. The first hour of the meeting will be open like any other Faculty Senate meeting, and the second hour will be a closed executive session with only the senate members. Jemmie Robertson,...

CAA meeting canceled

Staff Report

October 22, 2015

The Council on Academic Affairs canceled its Thursday meeting. The items to be added were a revision for MUS 4980 A, B, D: Workshop in Music One, Two, Three and a new course, HIS 3950, History of U.S. Popular Culture. Because of CAA bylaw seven, the CAA’s Chairperson, Marita Gronnvoll, still...

City Council to vote on future road closures

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

October 6, 2015

December road closures are going to be voted on during the Charleston City Council Meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Charleston City Hall, Tuesday. The city council will be voting on potential street closures for the annual “Christmas in the heart of Charleston” and Eastern’s annual Holiday Hustle...

Faculty Senate meeting set to review constitution, bylaws

Bob Galuski, Editor-in-Chief

July 22, 2014

The Faculty Senate will be meeting at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Witter’s Conference Room of Booth Library to review the constitution and bylaws. Grant Sterling, the chair of Faculty Senate, said it is not unusual to have a meeting during the summer – as it is required by law to meet once. “We...

City council to vote on equipment purchases, street closures

Blake Warman, Staff Reporter

June 16, 2014

The Charleston city council will explore the possibility of obtaining a loan of $275,000 for the purchase of various pieces of equipment and vehicles during its meeting on Tuesday. Mayor Larry Rennels said the equipment looking to be purchased are two trucks, backhoes and snow plows. The loan wa...

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