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Glassman, David



David M. Glassman served as president of Eastern from 2015-2023. During his presidency, he led the university through the Illinois budget impasse and the COVID-19 pandemic. Glassman launched a vitalization project that resulted in enrollment growth and new academic programming including the creation of the School of Nursing. Glassman completed his bachelor’s degree at the University of Minnesota before going on to earn a master’s degree and doctorate in anthropology from the University of Tennessee. Before coming to Eastern, he held faculty and administrative positions at Texas State University, the University of Southern Indiana, and Bradley University, where he served as provost and vice president for academic affairs.


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David Glassman

 File — Container: Box 1, folder 10

Retirement gala invitation and program

Dates: Other: 1899 - 2024