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Senate to discuss final resolution language for EIU Signature Experience

Staff Report March 19, 2018

The Faculty Senate will discuss the final resolution language it will use concerning the “EIU Signature Experience” document from the Workgroup Review Committee as passed on March 6. The resolution,...

Workgroup Review Committee looks at re-organizing Eastern into 5 colleges

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief January 7, 2018

At the latest meeting of the committee reviewing Workgroups no. 8 and 9’s recommendations during the vitalization project, members reviewed a draft of their own suggestions, which includes a reorganization...

Todd Bruns is an institutional repository librarian who is working on the committee to review Workgroups no. 8 and 9’s proposals. He, along with biological sciences professor Billy Hung, will began work on writing a draft of the review committees final proposal which is due before Jan 15th.

Review Committee plans final recommendations

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter December 10, 2017

With the final recommendations needing to be in by Jan. 15, the Workgroup Review Committee spent its meeting planning how to structure its proposal. The proposal was created from the committee reviewing...

Being aware, attending meetings is important

Staff Editorial October 30, 2017

The committee to review Workgroups No. 8 and 9 have already had several meetings, and luckily they have been both open and transparent to the public. Committee members, as seen in Monday’s article...

Committee meetings should be open

October 19, 2017

Higher education is now in a time of transition. Eastern is not an exception. Earlier in the week, we reported on the staffing and subsequent first meeting of a review committee that will look at Workgroup...

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...

Workgroup No. 8 hears new ideas, defines micro degree

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor February 26, 2017

Workgroup No. 8, Academic Visioning I, discussed two concepts that could help students gain experience for their intended career at its meeting Friday. Technology professor Gabe Grant presented ideas...

Steve Brantley discusses program ideas for Eastern at the Work Group no. 8 town hall meeting Thursday night in The Grand Ballroom of The Martin Luther King Jr. Union.

Ideas for programs discussed at town hall

Cassie Buchman, News Editor February 2, 2017

Ideas for programs that could potentially grow enrollment were discussed at Workgroup no. 8’s town hall meeting Thursday. The Workgroup is charged with making recommendations for new or modified programs,...

Workgroup No. 8 hosting Town Hall

Staff Report February 2, 2017

Workgroup No. 8, Academic Visioning I, is hosting a town hall meeting to get feedback on their work in the vitalization project so far. They are asking those who participate to share their ideas for...

Workgroup No. 8 seeks community feedback

Staff Report January 18, 2017

Workgroup No. 8, Academic Visioning I, posted on the Vitalization Project website a 22-page summary of its discussion in order to solicit feedback from the campus community before its March 15 deadline,...

Workgroup No.8 discusses town hall meetings

Cassie Buchman, News Editor December 5, 2016

  Workgroup no.8, Academic Visioning I, discussed sharing their group’s preliminary discussions online and having a town hall meeting next semester for the public to give feedback on them at...

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