The Daily Eastern News

After 16 Years as Provost, Blair Lord Plans Retirement

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

April 27, 2017


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  After almost 16 years of service, Provost Blair Lord prepares for his retirement at the end of the Spring 2017 semester. Lord said his favorite part of being provost was working with knowledgeable administrators to help provide Eastern’s students with an excellent education. “The...

Campus asked for evaluations of provost candidates

Staff Report

April 6, 2017


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  The search for a new provost ended Wednesday and now the campus is being asked to give their feedback. In an email to the News, Eastern President David Glassman said it would be a couple of weeks or so before any announcements regarding the new provost. Evaluations for each of the prov...

On-campus interviews for new provost to begin Thursday

News Staff

March 19, 2017


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The first of four candidates being considered for the provost position will be interviewed at Eastern Thursday, March 23 and Friday, March 24, according to an email sent out by Eastern President David Glassman. The new provost will serve as a replacement for current Provost Blair Lord, who announced...

Academic Program Elimination Reorganization Committee meets to plan report

Jason Hardimon, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2017


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The Academic Program Elimination Reorganization Committee met Wednesday for final planning of its report before its final meeting next Monday. Committee Chairman Richard Jones, a communication studies professor, led committee members through specific passages of the working draft that were marked...

CAA discusses vitalization role

Chrissy Miller, Administrative Reporter

January 20, 2017


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  The Council on Academic Affairs discussed their role in the vitalization project and revised the public relations minor at their meeting Thursday. As brought up by philosophy professor Gary Aylesworth in last week’s CAA meeting, according to Article 7 of the CAA’s bylaws, it is the CAA’s...

Faculty Senate to discuss communications

Staff Report

October 17, 2016


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The Faculty Senate will discuss communications sent to them from philosophy professor and Faculty Senate member Grant Sterling and Blair Lord, vice president for academic affairs, at their next meeting. The meeting will take place 2 p.m. Tuesday in room 4440 of the Booth Library. Faculty Senate mem...

Faculty Forum discusses shared governance, changes

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015


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Faculty members flocked to the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union to attend a faculty forum Wednesday afternoon and discussed the issue of shared governance between faculty, staff members and the administration. Todd Bruns, current chairman on faculty forum, facilitated the meeting and suggested...

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