The Daily Eastern News

Fair showcases RSO involvement opportunities

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

The Martin Luther King Jr. University Union was a hub for 90 registered student organizations to present themselves and recruit new students Wednesday afternoon. The Student Involvement Fair saw Eastern students exploring the wide array of Eastern RSOs, including fraternities, sororities and clubs. One such RSO featured was ACTS Campus Ministry, co-managed by Ly’Jerrick and Tania...

Student Senate talks recruitment

Jelan Buchanan, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

Student Senate had an informal meeting Wednesday because it currently does not have enough senators involved to make quorum. Currently the senate is putting its energy into recruitment, and so senators brainstormed ways to encourage students to get involved in student government during its Wednesday meet...


Alaina Grosvenor (middle), a junior nursing major, welcomes sisters home during Bid Day Sunday evening. “(Recruitment is) really exciting and overwhelming, but I’m super excited for our new babies in Sigma Kappa.”

Elizabeth Wood, Zach Berger

September 8, 2019

Greek Life recruitment starts at Eastern

Ciera Terry (left), a sophomore biological science and music major, and Valery Thomas (right), a sophomore astronomy major, stand in a line with other women outside Alpha Sigma Alpha’s chapter house. Those participating in recruitment start heading to chapter houses at 5 p.m and they stay there until midnight. Once participants leave the chapter house, they must stay silent to remain unbiased during the recruitment process.

Analicia Haynes, Hannah Shillo

September 5, 2019

Editor’s note: This is the second story of four following the sorority recruitment process that ends Sunday night with “Bid Day.” Potential new sorority members shuffled from house to house in Greek Court Thursday evening, introducing themselves to the nine sororities and learning the basics ab...

Sororities embrace potential members

Nicole Kuyper, the president of the Panhellenic executive board, prepares flowers and decorations in preparation for this week’s sorority recruitment. The recruitment process for new members starts today and goes until Sunday.

Brooke Schwartz, Contributing Writer

September 5, 2017

Tomorrow marks the start of this year’s Sorority Recruitment, a process that started all the way back in July when registration first opened up. After women interested in sororities first signed up, they were given a recruitment counselor to guide them through the process. These counselors can...

Athletics on agenda for Saturday’s BOT retreat

Cassie Buchman, Staff Reporter

June 23, 2017

A topic of discussion slated for the Board of Trustees’ retreat Saturday at Charleston Country Club will be intercollegiate athletics, following a discussion at an April executive committee meeting about possibly eliminating some sports teams. Though the idea of deleting four athletic programs was talked ab...

CUPB discusses U of I compact, recruitment

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

December 12, 2016

  The Council on University Planning and Budget discussed a compact the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign sent to legislators to guarantee themselves funding. They also discussed how to attract more students to Eastern. Eastern President David Glassman told the CUPB that all presidents...

Josh Norman pitches himself for enrollment management

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

October 24, 2016

  The last candidate for vice president of enrollment management, Josh Norman, held an open meeting to discuss why he is qualified for the position and what his plans are. He finished his daylong interview process with an open interview with other faculty members. Norman said he already...

Search for enrollment management continues

Molly Dotson, Photo Editor

October 18, 2016

  Juanita Morris, the second of four candidates for the associate vice president of enrollment management position, talked about her experience in recruitment efforts and stressed their importance at an open interview for the position Tuesday. Morris, currently the director of undergra...

Search for new enrollment manager to begin

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

October 10, 2016

Eastern is looking to stay competitive in the new student market place, and is looking for a new associate vice president of enrollment management. This position has the role of organizing, planning and coordinating an enrollment plan for the school to recruit new students. The associate vice president...

Faculty senate addresses budget cuts, enrollment

Debby Hernandez, Administration Editor

August 26, 2014

Faculty senate members debated issues concerning budget cuts and enrollment during their meeting Tuesday. James Conwell, a physics professor, asked if the money to budget academic affairs has increased or stayed flat. Blair Lord, provost and vice president for academic affairs, said this area has...

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