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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 2021 Homecoming Court.  Homecoming Coronation held Monday night in the MLK Union Grand Ballroom.

Homecoming Court crowned Monday night

Rege'nte Myers, Contributing Writer October 18, 2021

Eastern’s 2021 Homecoming Royalty was announced and coronated on Monday night. The 2021 Homecoming Queen is Jacqueline Williams, a senior majoring in kinesiology. Williams is also the Student...

Faculty Senate Chair Todd Bruns explains part of the Executive Report to the rest of the Faculty Senate members Oct. 12.

Faculty Senator appointed to Eastern’s Naming Committee

Madelyn Kidd, Managing Editor October 12, 2021

A Faculty Senator was appointed to Eastern’s Naming Committee, which will meet Thursday at 9 a.m. to discuss the Douglas Hall renaming. Faculty Senator Steven Scher, a psychology professor, was appointed...

EDITORIAL: BOT should see contract, vote after

Staff Editorial January 27, 2020

On Friday the Board of Trustees approved a new contract for Eastern President David Glassman.  According to Laura McLaughlin, Eastern’s general counsel, the contract has yet to be written even though...

Administration determines implementation for workgroup recommendations

Staff Report April 26, 2017

After analyzing the recommendations from vitalization project workgroups, the administration has updated and implemented some suggestions from Workgroups no. 1, 4, 5 and 6. Workgroup no. 1, Student...

President Glassman and diversity committee member, Samara Abdoulaye Pedila discussed issues affecting minority groups on campus of Eastern Saturday in the Charleston/Mattoon room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

President Glassman listens to students’ concerns about discrimination

Chrissy Miller, Administrative Reporter April 10, 2017

Students expressed concerns about discrimination students face from police, in campus housing and the Greek community during a forum with Eastern President David Glassman. Glassman said making all students...

President David Glassman address member of faculty senate Friday, Jan. 27 in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. Studnet Union.

Glassman to hear student suggestions

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter March 2, 2017

President David Glassman will take ideas and opinions for Eastern’s future from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday in the Buzzard Auditorium. Claire Boarman, student chair for academic affairs, said Glassman...

Conference to focus on best practices for enrollment management

Staff Report February 7, 2017

An annual conference to highlight recruiting, marketing and student success will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Martin Luther King, Jr. University Union. According to the enrollment management...

Search for provost candidates begins

Staff Report January 26, 2017

The search committee for a new provost and vice president for academic affairs has started soliciting candidates, according to an email sent by Eastern President David Glassman. Executive search firm...

President Glassman to be given award

Liz Stephens, City Reporter January 26, 2017

Eastern President David Glassman will be honored and presented an award at the 2017 Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony on Saturday. The Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce will be awarding Glassman...

Eastern could look at potential compact proposal

Cassie Buchman, News Editor November 17, 2016

  As the University of Illinois attempts to secure funding from legislators from the state for its own campuses, Eastern is potentially looking at and discussing the options for proposals of its...

Glassman to teach forensic anthropology

Nick Teresky, Contributing Writer November 2, 2016

Even though he is currently serving as Eastern’s president, David Glassman will be taking another role as an anthropology professor next semester. The class Glassman will be teaching is ANT 3960F,...

Luiza Sobell, freshman psychology and marketing major, explains her team’s pumkin design to Eastern president David Galssman and members of the crowd who helped Glassman pick her team’s pumkin as the winner of ‘Pumkin with the Pres,” hosted by the Eastern student senate. Sobell said she is from Brazil, so she had never carved a pumkin before Monday. “I’ve always liked the designs I’ve seen in movies and I wanted to do one,” Sobell said.

“Pumpkin’ with the Prez” a success

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor October 24, 2016

Luiza Soboll, a freshman psychology major, never carved a pumpkin in her life until she and her team, members from the sorority Sigma Sigma Sigma, did at Monday’s Prowlin’ with the Prez event, “Pumpkin’...

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