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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

Corey Cunningham, a counselor at Eastern Illinois Universitys Counseling Center, pickets outside Old Main Thursday.

Counseling clinic cancels, reschedules appointments because of UPI strike

Rob Le Cates, Photo Editor April 12, 2023

Eastern’s Counseling Clinic canceled and rescheduled students’ appointments because of EIU-UPI’s strike. Jessica Colbert, the associate director of the Counseling Clinic, said all four of the full-time...

Members of the University Professionals of Illinois socialize before the negotiation team meets with Eastern’s negotiation team at Booth Library Monday afternoon.

Eastern’s faculty union hopes to hear financial package during next meeting

Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief June 29, 2022

Eastern’s faculty union hopes to hear the financial package from the administration during their next meeting. The union said the teams are waiting to schedule a meeting until the administration can...

English professor Jeannie Ludlow raises a sign before members of the negotiation team for the University Professionals of Illinois meets with Eastern’s administration team at Booth Library on Monday afternoon.

THROUGH THE LENS: UPI negotiation

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor March 22, 2022

A clarification of the contract for Eastern’s chapter of the University Professionals of Illinois was announced by EIU-UPI President Jeannie Ludlow Tuesday during a Faculty Senate meeting. The senate meets every other Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Room 4440 of Booth Library.

EIU-UPI contract clarified in Faculty Senate meeting

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor October 16, 2018

Jeannie Ludlow, the president of Eastern’s chapter of University Professionals of Illinois, clarified points of the newly approved EIU-UPI contract at the Faculty Senate meeting on Oct. 16. Ludlow...

EIU-UPI members can currently vote on new contract

Corryn Brock, Staff Reporter September 10, 2018

Faculty and staff members who are academic service professionals and members of Eastern Illinois University’s University Professionals of Illinois are currently able to vote on a new contract that would...

Social media contest to promote budget awareness

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter April 11, 2017

To raise broader awareness of the statewide budget impasse, Eastern’s chapter of University Professionals of Illinois (UPI) is sponsoring a student social media campaign competition called “Education...

Phillips talks reforms for Eastern

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor September 12, 2016

Republican representative Reggie Phillips discussed the negative light Eastern was put under last year as a result of the budget crisis during his office hours Monday night. Phillips said the enrollment...

UPI discusses salary reduction

Cassie Buchman, Associate News Editor March 8, 2016

Eastern’s chapter of the University Professionals of Illinois had meetings Tuesday to discuss and explain the proposal for a salary reduction the union recently received. Salaries would be reduced...

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