University realigning academics

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EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (WCIA) — Big changes are coming to campus.

In a town hall, the Provost and Vice-President of Academic Affairs Dr. Jay Gatrell outlined plans to realign parts of EIU’s academic areas.

Among the changes will be the creation of a new College of Health and Human Services, along with combining the College of Arts and Humanities with the College of Sciences.

EIU will also focus more on practices in research and in the areas of study abroad, internships and community engagement.

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