The Daily Eastern News

Senate to discuss solutions to open seats

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

Eastern’s Student Senate will address plans to recruit new student senators at its 7 p.m. meeting Wednesday in the Arcola/Tuscola room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The senate is looking for applications for spring semester, and it has tentative plans for tabling events, passing out...

Glassman addresses state of university, underlines successes, goals

Eastern President David Glassman delivers his State of the University address in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Thursday afternoon. Glassman spoke multiple times of the growing status of Eastern, largely in part to a growth in enrollment and a stronger state budget situation.

Analicia Haynes, Senior Reporter

October 3, 2019

Eastern will have to continue regulating its expenses this fiscal year to maintain a balanced budget. However, for fiscal year 2020, Eastern will not be required to reduce spending from the previous fiscal year in order for revenues to match last year’s spending rate. Eastern President David Glassman ...

Eastern President David Glassman speaks on budget successes, challenges

Samuel Nusbaum, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2017

An update on athletics, including a timeframe for when a decision will be made on deciding how many sports team Eastern should support, and an update on the budget were provided at Eastern President David Glassman’s State of the University speech. Because of the end of the three-year budget impass...

Do not repeat the mistakes of last year

Staff Report

September 14, 2017

While we never like to hyperbolize in the newsroom, there is a chance we would not be exaggerating when we say the university has been through hell and back these past few years. Eastern has taken so many hits, whether it is through low enrollment, the budget crisis, potential program deletions —...

Student Senate to reflect on semester

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

December 7, 2016

  With another semester for the Student Senate over, the executive board will reflect on the past semester and vote on a new Speaker of the Senate at their meeting 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Arcola/Tuscola room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Student Body President Catie Witt...

Editorial: Help us understand the plan

Staff Editorial

September 9, 2016

At his State of the University Address, President David Glassman, the forerunner for supporting students, faculty and Eastern itself, mentioned his plans to remedy the challenges the university now faces as a result of the incompetent State to pass a full budget as well as to be “transparent” with...

Glassman addresses university challenges, talks remedies

President David Glassman speaks of the negative impact on Eastern’s reserve funds due to low enrollment and the state’s inability to pass a budget this past fiscal year during the State of the University Address in the Dvorak Concert Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center Wednesday.

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

September 7, 2016

Eastern President David Glassman talked about challenges that occurred due to low enrollment and the lack of a budget and his plans to remedy them with a Vitalization Project at his State of the University Address. 7,400 students have enrolled at Eastern this fall, while last fall there were 8,520. “This...

Editorial: Keep abreast of university matters


August 31, 2016

As students it is so easy to develop tunnel vision by only focusing on our classes and spending time with friends; however, we neglect our other responsibilities as students. If we do not pay attention to our administration’s plans and actions, we could be left voiceless. To avoid being overlooked...

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