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The Office of the President and the Office of University Advancement at EIU are tasked with monitoring state and federal legislative affairs that affect the students, faculty, and staff. These offices endeavor to work closely with officials at the state and federal level in order to remain apprised of legislative and policy actions of interest to the university.
Legislative Affairs staff members work closely with elected officials at the state and federal level to advocate for the teaching, research, and engagement mission of the university. The staff also closely monitors legislation and endeavors to provide timely information about legislation to the university community through this site.
Legislative affairs staff members are responsible for providing relevant information related to state and federal affairs to members of the university community. Staff members also meet regularly with university groups and committees to provide updates regarding legislative actions that affect Eastern Illinois University. The Legislative Affairs website offers a selection of resources to help members of the university community remained informed about actions being taken by state and federal government.