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The Department of University Marketing and Communications (UMAC) is your source for EIU-related news. Our office's duties include handling inquiries from the media and the public, writing and distributing press releases, and writing and editing copy for various university publications.



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EIU is Still #1 in Illinois!

EIU retained its status as the top Illinois public school in its class in the 2019 annual USNWR rankings. | news

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Charleston Business Owners Excited by EIU Enrollment Rise

Business owners are taking the news of Eastern Illinois University's enrollment increase well, with some reportedly planning renovations and other changes to prepare for a growing student population. | news

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EIU's FA18 Freshmen Enrollment Expected to Increase More Than 20%

After a 5 percent increase in EIU's spring 2018 enrollment, EIU is expecting an increase in overall headcount and more than a 20 percent increase in its freshmen enrollment in fall 2018. | news