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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

Eastern Treasurer Paul McCann, delivers his presentation on the fiscal year 2023 budget at the Friday Board of Trustees meeting in the University Ballroom The $157 million budget was unanimously approved.

BOT approves FY23’s $157 million budget, all action items

Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief June 24, 2022

Eastern’s Board of Trustees approved the $157 million budget for the fiscal year 2023 during their June meeting on Friday. The FY23 budget will have around $1 million less in expenditures than the...

Eastern Illinois Universitys Board of Trustees votes on action items during the Friday meeting in the Grand Ballroom.

BOT to vote on FY23 budget Friday

Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief June 23, 2022

Eastern’s Board of Trustees will be voting on approving the $157 million budget for the fiscal year 2023 at their June meeting Friday at 1 p.m. in the University Ballroom in the MLK Union. The FY23...

THROUGH THE LENS: The News year in photos

THROUGH THE LENS: The News’ year in photos

The News December 31, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, the staff of The Daily Eastern News invites you to look back at the year through our lens. January February March April May June July August September   October November December   Happy...

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 28, 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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