The Daily Eastern News

Freshmen numbers up 24.5 percent from last year, total headcount up 7 percent

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

September 4, 2018

Editor’s note: An additional story will be published in Thursday’s edition of The Daily Eastern News that takes a closer look at the factors that went into the increase in enrollment, how the increase in enrollment has affected Housing and Dining and the current retention efforts the university is u...

New year means new perspective, horizons

Andrew Paisley, Opinions Editor

August 15, 2018

It really feels good to be back at Eastern. I am excited to start out the year in a new position as Opinions Editor, and I am anxious to see how the year goes. Last year was my first year here as a junior transfer student, and to say I was petrified is an understatement. I really did not have any i...

Enrollment projections indicate an increase in enrollment since last semester

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

January 15, 2018

Josh Norman, associate vice president of enrollment management, told the Council on University Planning and Budgeting current enrollment projections for the spring semester at its Friday meeting. As the numbers stand now, new freshman are up by about 36 percent from Spring 2017 to Spring 2018. New...

Transfer students share experiences

Travis Buckwalter, Contributing Writer

December 10, 2017

Transfer students have their own unique experiences when coming to Eastern. Christyna De Lude, a sophomore psychology major, also changed her major from pre-medicine before coming to Eastern. “It didn’t seem like I was where I wanted to be,” De Lude said. Cory Bradford, a junior psychology major, was a c...

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