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Stories with place: Charleston
  • Eastern Illinois laying off 67 with more to come 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 1:56 pm

    CHARLESTON, Illinois - Eastern Illinois University President David Glassman says the school is laying off 67 employees and says more people will lose jobs as the school wrestles with declining enrollment and financial uncertainties.

  • EXCHANGE: Future teachers work outside the schoolhouse 
    Updated: Aug-14-15 8:43 am

    CHARLESTON, Illinois - When Aimee Zepeda joined the Golden Apple Scholars, she had no idea she'd one day be scraping paint off the side of an old schoolhouse.

  • Eastern Illinois U union skips pay raise to save 29 jobs 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 4:34 am

    CHARLESTON, Illinois - Eastern Illinois University President David Glassman says the members of a union that represents faculty and others on campus have agreed to postpone a pay raise to keep 29 instructors employed.