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Faculty Senate to populate Review Committee

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

October 16, 2017

Provost Jay Gatrell’s review committee for Workgroups no. 8 and 9’s recommendations during the vitalization project will be populated tomorrow at 2 p.m. Tuesday during a Faculty Senate meeting. Workgroup no. 8 looked at developing programs that could increase Eastern’s enrollment and Workgroup...

Faculty senate to discuss new committee proposal

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

October 2, 2017

The Faculty Senate has been sent a proposal by the Provost asking it to look at recommendations made by Workgroups no. 8 and 9 in the vitalization project, according to the agenda for its meeting 2 p.m. Tuesday in room 4440 of the Booth Library. Provost Jay Gatrell submitted a written report to the...

Gatrell announced as new provost

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

April 24, 2017

Jay Gatrell, currently vice provost for faculty affairs and research at Bellarmine University, will be taking over the provost position at Eastern upon current Provost Blair Lord’s retirement. According to a press release, Gatrell’s appointment goes into effect July 1. Gatrell, who is also...

Last provost candidate proposes connectivity

Last provost candidate proposes connectivity

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

April 4, 2017

The final provost candidate Sibdas Ghosh showed plans to put students first if he is elected for the position, in both the student and faculty forums. Ghosh said he was inspired to enter higher education because, growing up in India, his mother was not allowed to be educated past fourth grade, so...

Second provost candidate aims for transparency and collaboration

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

March 29, 2017

The second provost candidate, Jeffrey P. Bakken, showed his desire for transparency in administration and collaboration during the student and faculty forums. Bakken got his master’s and doctorate in special education from Purdue University. Currently, Bakken is the associate provost for Bradley...

Gatrell announced as third provost candidate

Leon Mire, Associate News Editor

March 28, 2017

  The third candidate for provost, Jay Gatrell, was announced on Eastern’s website Thursday. Gatrell is currently vice provost for faculty affairs and research at Bellarmine University, a private Catholic university in Louisville, Kentucky. An open session for students to ask Gatrell...

Bakken announced as second provost candidate

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

March 26, 2017

The second provost candidate has been announced on Eastern’s website as Jeffrey Bakken, currently the associate provost for research and dean of the graduate school at Bradley University. Bakken is staying until Wednesday to go through the on-campus interview process. An open forum for students...

Crowley’s visit to Eastern kicks off Provost interviews

Crowley’s visit to Eastern kicks off Provost interviews

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

March 23, 2017

Timothy Crowley, currently the assistant provost of Fort Hays State University in Kansas, will be the first of four candidates interviewing to be Eastern’s next provost. The new provost would replace Provost Blair Lord, who is retiring this summer. An open session for students to meet Crowley...

On-campus interviews for new provost to begin Thursday

News Staff

March 19, 2017

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...

Student Senate to discuss provost search committee

Tyler McCluskey, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2016

  The Student Senate will discuss the provost search committee at their meeting Wednesday. The meeting is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Arcola/Tuscola room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. There will also be a meeting of the senate’s provost search committee 4 p.m. Thursday...

Confidence/no confidence vote ends

Staff Report

November 9, 2015

Participation in the vote of confidence or no confidence in Blair Lord, the vice president for academic affairs, ended at 5 p.m. Monday. Those who voted were able to choose between two options, one being “I do not have confidence in the performance of Dr. Blair Lord as provost and vice president...

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