The Daily Eastern News

Merit Scholarship endowment reaches $50K

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter

February 20, 2020

The Commitment to Excellence Scholarship Endowment has reached $50,000, a goal that was set in 2017. However, the name of the scholarship program that the endowment is linked to has changed this year from “Commitment to Excellence Scholarships” to “Merit Scholarships.” Andrew McNitt, a retired p...

Eastern looks to retention efforts following increase in enrollment

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2018

With enrollment up by 7.1 percent, with a total head count of 7,526 students compared to last year’s number of 7,030, Eastern is taking steps to retain students in order to continue to grow enrollment after the release of Tenth Day Enrollment numbers. These steps include revamping the merit scholarship...

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