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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

‘Year of transition’ underway at Eastern

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor August 20, 2018

A plan to restructure colleges and create a new one was approved by the board of trustees over the summer and put into effect during July. The plan involves many changes, including the creation of a...

Faculty Senate to address its response to Workgroup Review Committee Recommendations

Staff Report March 5, 2018

The Faculty Senate will discuss its response to the recommendations of the Workgroup Review Committee at its meeting 2 p.m. Tuesday in room 4440 of the Booth Library. The Workgroup Review Committee...

Brooke Schwartz | Daily Eastern News
Faculty Senate chair Jemmie Robertson explains his meeting with Illinois Board of Higher Education to the rest of the senate. At the meeting, they had discussed Eastern’s future, especially where it concered the budget and the past budget impasse.

Faculty Senate staffs committee, discusses impasse

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter October 17, 2017

The Faculty Senate met on Tuesday to staff a committee that will review vitalization project Workgroups no. 8 and 9. The committee to review Workgroups no. 8 and 9 from the previous year’s vitalization...

Nominations being taken for committee to give feedback on Workgroups no. 8,9

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief October 5, 2017

Nominations to serve on a committee to review and give feedback on vitalization Workgroup no. 8 and 9’s recommendations will be taken by the Faculty Senate until Monday Oct. 16. The Faculty Senate...

Faculty senate to discuss new committee proposal

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief October 2, 2017

The Faculty Senate has been sent a proposal by the Provost asking it to look at recommendations made by Workgroups no. 8 and 9 in the vitalization project, according to the agenda for its meeting 2 p.m....

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...

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...

Town Hall meetings set to reveal marketing plan

Chrissy Miller, News Editor August 29, 2017

To show the progress being made by the Thorburn Group and gain community feedback, Eastern’s recently-hired professional marketing partner, Town Hall meetings are scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday. The...

Board votes to eliminate Africana Studies

Cassie Buchman, News Editor April 28, 2017

  The Board of Trustees voted to eliminate the Africana Studies major at its meeting Friday. Students already in the program will be able to continue on in it until they graduate. Also voted...

Administration determines implementation for workgroup recommendations

Staff Report April 26, 2017

After analyzing the recommendations from vitalization project workgroups, the administration has updated and implemented some suggestions from Workgroups no. 1, 4, 5 and 6. Workgroup no. 1, Student...

Final vitalization recommendations posted

Cassie Buchman, News Editor April 25, 2017

Workgroups No. 8 and No. 9, Academic Visioning I and II, posted their recommendations on the vitalization project webpage earlier this week. Workgroup No. 9 recommended looking at reorganizing the academic...

Workgroup No. 8 hears new master’s degree program proposal

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief March 26, 2017

Eric Davidson, interim director of Health Service, proposed three possible offerings for a master’s program in college health promotion during a meeting for Workgroup No. 8, Academic Visioning I. Davidson...

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