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Review Committee plans final recommendations

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.

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 Vitalization Project Workgroups No. 8 and 9`s recommendations over the last seven weeks. Members ...

Faculty Senate talks IBHE dual credit concerns

Larry White is a professor of management information systems and operations management. He also represents Eastern on the faculty advisory board of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

December 5, 2017

Business professor Larry White, Eastern’s representative for the Illinois Board of Higher Education’s faculty advisory committee, talked about the committee’s concerns about dual credit programs at Tuesday’s meeting. The IBHE is an agency meant to allow all Illinois universities, public or pr...

Workgroup Review Committee rejects ‘University College,’ explores possibility of health college

Stephan Lucas, the interim associate dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies and Douglas Klarup, interim dean of the College of Sciences, provided a dean’s view on the restructuring of colleges. They both agreed that starting a new college was not possible, but rearranging what Eastern already has could be done.

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

November 26, 2017

The Workgroup Review Committee focused on Workgroup no. 9’s proposal to create a “University College” and add a College of Health at its meeting Friday. Right now, Eastern has four academic colleges: the College of Arts and Humanities, the College of Education and Professional Studies, the Colle...

Faculty Senate to populate Review Committee

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

October 16, 2017

Provost Jay Gatrell’s review committee for Workgroups no. 8 and 9’s recommendations during the vitalization project will be populated tomorrow at 2 p.m. Tuesday during a Faculty Senate meeting. Workgroup no. 8 looked at developing programs that could increase Eastern’s enrollment and Workgroup...

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 has sent out a call to faculty asking for them to nominate people and self-nominate to serve on the com...

Faculty senate votes to ask Glassman to restaff naming committee

Brooke Schwartz, Admistration Reporter

October 3, 2017

A resolution to urge Eastern President David Glassman to re-staff a naming committee to discuss changing Douglas Hall’s name was passed at the Faculty Senate meeting Tuesday. The resolution passed 12 to one, plus one abstention. The semester-long debate has spanned outside the campus and into...

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. Tuesday in room 4440 of the Booth Library. Provost Jay Gatrell submitted a written report to the...

Workgroup no. 9 Academic Visioning II nears completion of final report

Angelica Cataldo, Managing Editor

April 3, 2017

Workgroup No. 9, Academic Visioning II, has nearly completed its final report for the April 14 vitalization project deadline. The workgroup is currently working on formatting and stylistic edits and plans to send the final document to English professor Suzie Park for her to finalize and publish the...

Workgroup no. 9 works towards final recommendations

Angelica Cataldo, Managing Editor

March 27, 2017

Workgroup No. 9, Academic Visioning II, continued working toward the final report it will turn in for its April 14 vitalization project deadline. The report will include ideas the subcommittees on organizing academic colleges, differential tuition models and variable learning models discussed during...

Workgroup No. 9 holds second town hall meeting Tuesday

Angelica Cataldo, Managing Editor

March 1, 2017

Workgroup No. 9, Academic Visioning II, held its second town hall meeting Tuesday evening presenting the Differential Tuition subcommittee’s and the Variable Learning Models subcommittee’s recommendations. English professor Suzie Park, who led the presentation, said the general task of the workgroup...

Workgroup No. 9 holds first town hall meeting

Angelica Cataldo, Managing Editor

February 22, 2017

Workgroup No. 9, Academic Visioning II, had its first town hall meeting Tuesday evening to present its subcommittees' recommendations for the reorganization and presentation of academic colleges. During the presentation, sociology professor Michael Gillespie discussed the possibility of creating...

Workgroup no. 9 schedules town hall meetings

Angelica Cataldo, Managing Editor

January 24, 2017

EDIT: Melinda Mueller was erroneously quoted in a previous version of this article. Mueller should have been quoted as saying the organization subcommittee may ultimately conclude the current academic college organization should be kept the way it is. The News regrets the error. The members of Workgroup no. ...

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