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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.

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Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management Josh Norman presents at Tuesday’s Faculty Senate meeting. Norman’s presentation highlighted Eastern’s enrollment statistics with comparisons to 2020s numbers.

Faculty Senate talks enrollment, recruitment

Luke Taylor, News Editor October 26, 2021

Faculty Senate’s meeting Tuesday revolved around enrollment numbers on campus and what the Senate can do to continue increasing those numbers. Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management Josh...

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...

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...

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...

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

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.

Greek Life recruitment starts at Eastern

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...

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.

Sororities embrace potential members

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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