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2011-2012 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2011-2012 EIU Undergraduate Catalog

 Published May 2011 (our 112th 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


Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education


President: Dr. William L. Perry
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs: Dr. Blair M. Lord
Vice President for Business Affairs: Dr. William Weber
Vice President for University Advancement: Mr. Robert Martin
Vice President for Student Affairs: Dr. Daniel P. Nadler

Athletics   NCAA Division I
Board of Trustees   Appointed Members:
Mr. William Dano III, Oswego, IL; Mr. Joseph Dively, Charleston, IL; Mr. Kristopher Goetz, Lombard, IL; Mr. Rene Hutchinson, Chicago, IL; Mr. Roger L. Kratochvil, Mt. Olive, IL; Dr. Robert D. Webb, Mattoon, IL; Mr. Leo Welch, O’Fallon, IL

Student Member:
Mr. Jarrod Scherle, Red Bud, IL

Dr. Robert D. Webb, Chairperson; Mr. Roger L. Kratochvil, Vice Chairperson; Mr. Leo Welch, Secretary; Mr. Rene Hutchinson, Member Pro Tem; Ms. Judy Gorrell, Assistant Secretary; Mr. Paul McCann, Treasurer

Class Size   20 (average)
Degrees Offered   Bachelor’s, master’s and specialist’s
Enrollment   11,630
Faculty-Student Ratio   16:1
Location   600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL

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 2011-12. 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.