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.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Charlie Wheeler to speak at Eastern Wednesday

Staff Report October 15, 2019

Eastern’s annuitants association speaker series will begin at 3 p.m. Wednesday with Charles Wheeler III in the Charleston/Mattoon room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Wheeler is one...

Action team to lobby in Springfield for students’ interests

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief March 25, 2019

Members of student government and other students will be heading to the state capitol Wednesday to lobby for Eastern.  They are all a part of a group called the Student Action Team, and Zac Cohen, the...

Layoffs hit Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Northeastern Illinois University

Staff Report May 31, 2017

Two state universities have announced plans this week to eliminate positions and take other measures to stay afloat after weathering two years without a full budget. At Northeastern Illinois University,...

State university presidents go back to Springfield for budget hearing

Cassie Buchman , News Editor April 16, 2017

University Presidents went to Springfield for a budget hearing Thursday, this time in front of the House-Appropriations Higher Education committee. According to an article in the News-Gazette, Eastern...

CUPB analyzes economic impact study

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2017

  A packet filled with statistical data addressing Eastern’s economic impact and a mobile platform proposal were presented during a meeting of the Council of University Planning and Budgeting...

Higher education supporters hold rally in Springfield

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor February 8, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Supporters for higher education across the state made the journey to Springfield Wednesday, despite a blizzard, to rally for higher education and Monetary Award Program Grant funding. Led...

Springfield rally to push for higher ed funding

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor February 7, 2017

A rally will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday in the first floor rotunda of the Capitol building in Springfield to advocate for support for higher education. The Illinois Coalition to Invest in Higher Education,...

Faculty senate to hear resolution on U of I funding plan

Samuel Nusbaum , Administration Reporter December 5, 2016

  Faculty Senate will be hearing a resolution about a proposal put forward by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to get their own funding and leave the rest of the states’ universities...

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