Randy Dunn

  Friday's special meeting of the SIU Board of Trustees Executive Committee was cancelled, and at least one Trustee is now calling for an outside investigation of President Randy Dunn and an emergency meeting of the full board.

The Southern Illinois University system may undergo a change in leadership.

The Executive Committee of the SIU Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Friday in Carbondale to consider placing system President Randy Dunn on administrative leave and naming an acting president.


SIU President Randy Dunn said he won't resign - but acknowledges it will take some time to bring opposing groups back together within the university's system.


The House lawmaker who represents Southern Illinois University–Carbondale is calling on SIU System President Randy Dunn to resign immediately.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Southern Illinois University has approved a 'financial sustainability plan' that includes recommendations to close seven programs at the Carbondale campus. 


Southern Illinois University officials say they are down to the final four candidates for the position of chancellor at the school's Carbondale campus.

SIU President Randy Dunn says the school will remain viable, but may look dramatically different, if proposed cuts to higher education are enacted in Springfield.

Southern Illinois University is out with its list of potential cuts, if Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed budget is passed - and if the budget impasse continues, it could be even worse.

Dunn: Funding Cuts are Far-Reaching

Apr 27, 2015

SIU's President says the school has lost more than $10 million this year due to state budget cuts and grant fund sweeps at the state level.

SIU Trustees Discuss Chancellor Search

Dec 11, 2014

A national search for a permanent SIU Carbondale Chancellor could begin soon, as the university’s Board of Trustees are finalizing details for just how the process should go.