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Eastern Illinois University in Charleston says its enrollment has gone up nearly four percent from last year.

EIU this week announced its official ten-day enrollment numbers, which show total enrollment up to about 7,800 students and freshman enrollment up 12-and-a-half percent to just under 900.

Eastern Illinois University has launched a program that encourages students training to be teachers to consider looking for employment in rural communities.

Doug Bower, dean of education at Eastern Illinois, says the program is called Teacher Corps.

Enrollment data at Eastern Illinois University show the school has more international students this semester representing more countries.

After years of declining enrollment, the latest numbers from Eastern Illinois University show that trend is reversing.

Eastern Illinois University in Charleston is planning to reduce the number of scholarships it offers student athletes.

EIU President David Glassman announced Friday it was in the best interest of the school's student athletes to cut the number of scholarships instead of eliminating any sports programs.

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Eastern Illinois University data show that enrollment for the fall semester is down by about 5 percent but it's the school's lowest decline from fall-to-fall in six years.

Eastern Illinois University is taking aggressive measures to recruit new high school students to its campus.

Parkland College's president says it will lay off about nine employees after Tuesday because of the state budget deadlock.

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During a visit to the Eastern Illinois University campus Tuesday...State Representative Reggie Phillips of Charleston advocated for legislation that would provide emergency funding to state universities and community colleges for the current fiscal year.

Eastern Illinois University has announced the layoff of 198 civil service employees, blaming the move on the continuing state budget impasse.

The lack of a state budget is continuing to affect state universities in Illinois, with some schools planning additional cuts to staff or classes.

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Over 100 faculty members at Eastern Illinois University have signed a petition calling for a no-confidence vote for the provost and vice president of academic affairs.

Leaders of several state universities and community colleges are sounding the alarm as they begin month three of receiving no money from Illinois.

State support for Illinois' 12 public universities and its 49 community colleges is the largest part of the state government that isn't being funded during Springfield's budget impasse.

Business leaders in Charleston and Coles County say cutbacks at Eastern Illinois University aren't unexpected - but that doesn't make them any easier to absorb.

Business leaders in Charleston and Coles County say cutbacks at Eastern Illinois University aren't unexpected - but that doesn't make them any easier to absorb.

Eastern Illinois University President David Glassman says the school will layoff 67 employees  on campus this week as the school tries to make financial plans for the school year.