Eastern Illinois University

Location: Charleston, IL
Founded: 1895
Primary Athletic Conference: Ohio Valley Conference
Nickname: Panthers
Colors: Athletic Blue, Univ. Blue
Mascot Name: Billy Panther
Institution Website: www.eiu.edu
Athletics Website: www.eiu.edu/~sprtinfo/welcome.htm
Bookstore: www.eiu.edu/~union/Bookstore/Homepage.htm
Famous Alumni: Tony Romo (NFL) Mike Shanahan (Football Coach) Brad Childress (Football Coach) Sean Payton (Football Coach)
Fun Fact: In its 77 year history, Eastern Illnois' band has been recognized nationally for its outstanding performances.