The Daily Eastern News

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...

CAA addresses nursing changes

Brooke Schwartz, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2017

Changes to different nursing programs, the replacement of two classes and a revised course and major were proposed and approved at the Council on Academic Affairs’ last meeting of the semester on Thursday. A new course titled Public Health Nursing was added to take the place of the Nursing in the...

CAA voting over revisions for nursing

Staff Report

December 6, 2017

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on revising the nursing major and adding new courses to it at its meeting 2 p.m. Thursday in room 4440 of the Booth Library. It will also vote on revising the rural studies and health communication minor. The nursing major is being revised to streamline...

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