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Scientists examine a bat.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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Bat-Killing White-Nose Syndrome Spreads In Illinois

The white-nose syndrome gets its name from a fungus that grows on affected bats' noses. Scientists say infected bats often show odd behavior - like taking daytime flights - when they're supposed to be hibernating. It's suspected that depletes their fat reserves, and causes the bats to become emaciated, and eventually die. 

Current Bradley University Provost and future Eastern Illinois University President David Glassman.
(Bradley University)
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Bradley Provost Selected To Lead EIU

David Glassman becomes Eastern's 12th President.  He plans to remain in his current job through May 31, when Bradley's president plans to retire.