The Daily Eastern News

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 said during Monday’s edition of Issues and Attitudes on Hit Mix 88.9 WEIU that the university is...

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 Planning and Budgeting at its Friday meeting. “If we keep the status quo, that is we keep...

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 fiscal year. The current fiscal year ends on Friday. Rep. Gregory Harris (D-Chicago) introduced...

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, members of the Illinois Board of Higher Education recently approved giving $17 million to Easte...

Budget hearing exposes stark reality

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 budget hearing Monday morning. “I don’t know a date or month,” Glassman said....

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 Shank, the department chair of the special education program, said she did not see anything...

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