The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Paul McCann addresses the Board of Trustees on April 24.

McCann talks $8 million cost of COVID-19 at BOT meeting

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor April 28, 2020

Paul McCann, the interim vice president for business affairs, estimated Eastern’s COVID-19 related costs to be around $8 million at the Board of Trustees meeting Friday. Joyce Madigan, finance and...

Eastern to see 2 percent increase in state appropriations

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor June 5, 2018

Eastern can expect to see a two percent increase in state appropriations compared to last year, after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a $38.5 billion budget into law Monday. Eastern President David Glassman...

Talks about cutting, keeping sports shared at CUPB meeting

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief November 5, 2017

The administration is still talking about the benefits and liabilities that could come from altering, or even eliminating, some sports teams, Eastern President David Glassman told the Council on University...

House Democrats pass amendment to potential budget bill

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief June 28, 2017

The Illinois House Democrats passed an amendment to Senate Bill 006 Tuesday that called for changes in the amount of funds universities, including Eastern will receive to cover the end of the 2016/2017...

Additional funding to be used for operations

Cassie Buchman, News Editor November 29, 2016

The $5.6 million Eastern is set to receive from the Illinois Board of Higher Education will be used to manage the university’s funds and for other operational expenses. According to the Chicago Tribune,...

President David Glassman, (center) along with Blair Lord (right) and Paul McCann (left) speaks with the State Senate Higher Education Committee on Monday about the university budget in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King, Jr University Union.

Budget hearing exposes stark reality

Jehad Abbed, Associate News Editor October 5, 2015

State Sen. Scott Bennett asked Eastern President David Glassman how much longer the university could continue operating given the current state budget impasse during the State Senate Higher Education Committee’s...

CUPB elects chair, staffs subcommittee

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor September 13, 2015

The Council on University Planning and Budgeting elected their chairman and staffed subcommittees at their meeting Friday. David Emmerich, the current chair of CUPB, was elected to continue serving. Kathlene...

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