The Daily Eastern News

Board of Trustees to vote on 3 program proposals

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter

September 12, 2019

Eastern’s Board of Trustees will look at three new programs and take a vote to potentially approve them during a meeting Friday. The programs are the master of science in exercise physiology, master of science in sport administration and the bachelor of science in nursing. Currently, Eastern offers an R...

CAA approves 21 nursing program items

CAA approves 21 nursing program items

Emilie Bowman, Staff Reporter

September 5, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs approved 21 nursing program related items and the proposal to take a student’s weighted GPA into account during the admission process during its Thursday meeting. Changing the GPA requirements for newly admitted students allows them to have a better opportunity at ...

CAA talks changes to admissions grade scale

Emilie Bowman, Staff Reporter

August 29, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs heard a late addition to its discussion items proposing a change in the admission policy. The CAA is hoping to officially act upon the proposal at its next weekly meeting. Richard England, dean of Pine Honors College, and Josh Norman, Associate Vice President for...

CAA hears of Nursing program, approves 8 items

Emilie Bowman, Staff Reporter

August 22, 2019

Editors Note: This story has been modified from its original edition. Previously the article misquoted Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs Jason Hood. Hood did not say he was excited to "oppose" his colleagues. The News regrets the error.  The Council of Academic Affairs approved eight ...

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 are registered nurses coming from another school can come to Eastern and earn their Bachelor’s...

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