The Daily Eastern News

Proposal for increased housing rates tabled

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter

January 27, 2020

The Board of Trustees tabled a proposal to increase housing rates by 2.3 percent for traditional residence hall and Greek Court housing.  However, the Board did approve a “no change in fees” for University Apartments and University Court. In other words, they did that to “identify that there ar...

City Council to vote on tobacco products, electronic cigs sales ordinance

Staff Report

June 18, 2019

The Charleston City Council will vote on an ordinance that would prohibit the sale and delivery of tobacco products, electronic cigarettes and alternative nicotine products to people under 21 years of age during its Tuesday meeting. Signs will also be posted “at or near every display” of any of ...

BOT to hear proposal about implementing virtual machines, upgrading Wi-Fi

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2019

Eastern is hitting the technology refresh button by introducing a proposal to implement virtual machines or virtual desktops across campus. The proposal, a roughly $860,000 initiative that includes upgrading Wi-Fi to be more compatible with the 10 gigabyte backbone Eastern now has and adding close to 300 co...

Faculty Senate talks virtual desktops, thin clients

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2019

The Faculty Senate discussed the possibility of implementing virtual desktops in areas across campus including academic departments and administration offices, with some exceptions. Joshua Awalt, the interim assistant vice president of Information Technology Services, presented to the Faculty Senate and ...

Faculty Senate to see proposal to rename Douglas Hall

Staff Report

September 5, 2017

The Faculty Senate will review a proposal to consider renaming Douglas Hall, submitted by Professor Chris Hanlon, a former Eastern professor who now teachers at Arizona State University, at its meeting Tuesday. The renaming proposal discussion will include a teleconference with Hanlon, followed by...

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