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Faculty senate seeks transparency

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

November 1, 2016

  The Faculty Senate raised concerns about workgroup transparency and discussed the search for a new provost during their meeting Tuesday. The workgroups the senate talks about are part of the vitalization project, which was introduced by Eastern President David Glassman. This project involves...

Enrollment management revises preliminary draft of recommendations

Abbey Whittington, Associate News Editor

October 31, 2016

  Workgroup No. 3, focused on enrollment management, revised a preliminary draft of its recommendations at their meeting Monday, which will be sent to Eastern President David Glassman, vice presidents and unit leaders Tuesday. Each member looked at the draft beforehand and made edits to the...

Athletics workgroup works on preliminary recommendations

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

October 31, 2016

  Workgroup No. 4, focusing on intercollegiate athletics, talked about prioritizing parts of their preliminary reports and looked at data at their meeting Monday. This preliminary report is due Tuesday and will go to Eastern President David Glassman, the vice presidents and unit leaders. Workgroup...

Faculty Senate to discuss communications

Staff Report

October 17, 2016

The Faculty Senate will discuss communications sent to them from philosophy professor and Faculty Senate member Grant Sterling and Blair Lord, vice president for academic affairs, at their next meeting. The meeting will take place 2 p.m. Tuesday in room 4440 of the Booth Library. Faculty Senate mem...

Workgroup no. 7 prepares for academic program recommendations

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2016

  With the deadline to submit a preliminary report on academic programs to the vice presidents fast approaching, Workgroup No. 7 assigned individual members to evaluate a portion of each of the academic colleges during Tuesday’s meeting. Though the meeting was originally scheduled for 1...

Workgroup No. 1 discusses student services

Abbey Whittington, Associate News Editor

October 6, 2016

Workgroup No. 1, focusing on student services, met Thursday to discuss what resources can be defined as student services beyond student affairs and if they are going to expand on them. Rick Roberts, the chairman of the workgroup, said since student services has a broad umbrella of topics to discuss,...

Vitalization project workgroups set first meetings

Staff Report

October 4, 2016

The vitalization project workgroups are setting their preliminary meetings for the year and putting them up on the project’s webpage. Some of these groups will figure out a more permanent meeting time and place after this first meeting. The president’s Liaison Subcommittee will meet 2 p.m....

Academics, athletics profit loss sheets raise questions

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

October 4, 2016

Jon Blitz, the president of Eastern’s chapter of the University Professionals of Illinois, spoke to the Faculty Senate Tuesday about the differences between the academic and athletic departments’ accounting practices and the EIU-UPI’s role in the vitalization project. Blitz said he had a possible...

Vitalization project members announced

Staff Report 

October 2, 2016

Editor’s Note: At his State of the University Address, President David Glassman announced the creation of a vitalization project meant to guide planning and budgeting decisions and make changes to programs and services on campus. This is a list of the members who will be on the workgroups and task ...

President Glassman announces vitalization chairs

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

September 29, 2016

Eastern President David Glassman announced the chairs of Vitalization project workgroups and charged the groups with what they will be focusing on in the coming semesters. The first meeting for the whole Vitalization project task force, which consists of the vice presidents and all members of the nine ...

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