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EIU-UPI contract clarified in Faculty Senate meeting

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.

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 said she has been getting questions about items in the contract that were not recently added and have actual...

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 change the way members of EIU-UPI would receive raises. Nancy Crone, an academic adviser, said in th...

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 is a Human Right.” The first prizewinner will be awarded $250, followed by second place with...

Phillips talks reforms for Eastern

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

September 13, 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 statistics that came out in the papers did not look good and said negative publicity created that...

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 by 5.6 percent of members’ annual base contract salary. The UPI would only be able to get this...

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