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    Eastern Illinois University
   
 
  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Published May 2017 (our 118th year!)

 

Our Mission Statement

Eastern Illinois University is a public comprehensive university that offers superior, accessible undergraduate and graduate education. Students learn the methods and results of free and rigorous inquiry in the arts, humanities, sciences, and professions, guided by a faculty known for its excellence in teaching, research, creative activity, and service. The University community is committed to diversity and inclusion and fosters opportunities for student-faculty scholarship and applied learning experiences within a student-centered campus culture. Throughout their education, students refine their abilities to reason and to communicate clearly so as to become responsible citizens and leaders.


EIU at a Glance

Accreditation  

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

Administration  

President: Dr. David M. Glassman
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs: Dr. Blair M. Lord (thru June 30, 2017); Dr. Jay Gatrell (beginning July 1, 2017)
Vice President for Business Affairs: Mr. Paul McCann
Vice President for University Advancement: Vacant
Vice President for Student Affairs (interim): Ms. Lynette Drake

Athletics   NCAA Division I
Board of Trustees   Appointed Members:
Ms. Barb Baurer, Minier, IL; Mr. Timothy Burke, Evanston, IL; Mr. Daniel P. Caulkins, Decatur, IL; Mr. Joseph Dively, Charleston, IL; Dr. Jan Spivey Gilchrist, Olympia Fields, IL; Mr. Carl Mito, Arlington Heights, IL; Mr. Phillip B. Thompson, Lebanon, IL

Student Member:
Mr. Derek Pierce, Mattoon, IL (July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018)

Officers:
Mr. Joseph R. Dively, Chairperson; Mr. Timothy Burke, Vice Chairperson; Mr. Carl Mito, Secretary; Mr. Daniel Caulkins, Member Pro Tem; Ms. Judy Gorrell, Assistant Secretary; Mr. Paul McCann, Treasurer

Class Size   16
Degrees Offered   Bachelor’s, master’s, professional science master’s, and specialist’s
Enrollment   5,957
Faculty-Student Ratio   1:14
Location   600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL
Website   www.eiu.edu

This catalog is presented to enable prospective students and others to learn about Eastern Illinois University. It includes information concerning admission, enrollment, fees, housing, policies, and program and course offerings for Academic Year 2017-18. However, its provisions are not to be regarded as irrevocable contractual commitments between the University and the student. The University reserves the right to change any provision or requirement contained in this publication at any time within the student’s term of residence.