CHARLESTON (JG-TC) — The Eastern Illinois University Board of Trustees will meet today to consider a proposal for an increase in campus housing rates.
The proposed housing rate would be a 2 percent hike for all residence halls, Greek court and university apartments. If approved, the increase will take effect this fall.
The board will also vote on a purchase to improve the east half of the University Court parking lot. The improvements will cost $868,775 and will include furnishing labor, materials and equipment required to remove existing paving, installation of a new underground drainage system and repaving of the lot.
In addition the board will also consider installing a safety film over the frosted glass in the main concourse of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. The project will cost around $310,786.
Eastern’s BOT meets at 1 p.m. today in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom.