SIU Carbondale

7:07 am
Mon November 10, 2014

SIU Mourns Chancellor


In a message from SIU President Randy Dunn, faculty, staff, and students were told of Sarvela's passing Sunday evening.

Dunn says Sarvela's character was one of his greatest strengths.

"As much as we value his many contributions as a mentor and a colleague, it is his friendship and compassion for those around him that we will miss the most."

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3:27 pm
Tue August 5, 2014

Administrative Law Judge Rules SIU Bargained in Bad Faith; Owes $1.9 Million in Compensation

SIU Faculty Association President Rachel Stocking on IELRB ruling against SIU's bargaining practices during contract talks in 2011

Originally published on Thu August 7, 2014 7:24 am

An Administrative Law Judge with the education labor relations board has found that SIU Carbondale administrators bargained in bad faith during contract negotiations with the schools unions in 2011.

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11:59 am
Wed July 9, 2014

SIU Carbondale's New Chancellor Plans to Focus on Research Policies, Recruitment, Retention


SIU Carbondale's new acting Chancellor says he has a list of priorities he plans to start work on immediately. The SIU Board appointed Paul Sarvela to the post Tuesday.

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Higher Education
12:59 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

SIU Board Tables Tuition Increase; Dunn Starts May 1

Originally published on Thu April 17, 2014 2:50 pm

SIU's President is retiring sooner than expected. Glenn Poshard will step aside at the end of this month.

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4:22 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Carbondale Police Find Body of Missing SIU Student


The Carbondale Police have found the the body of the Southern Illinois University student missing since last Wednesday. 

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4:25 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

SIU Hires Firm to Help Find Next President

Southern Illinois University’s executive board has hired a Texas search firm and chose its 20-person search committee to help find its new president.

R. William Funk and Associates of Dallas specializes in higher education. The search committee includes faculty, staff, students and community members.

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7:18 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Search For New SIU President To Take Next Step

The Southern Illinois University system's governing board is taking the next step in searching for a replacement for the university's retiring president.

The Southern Illinoisan reports that the executive committee of SIU's Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday to name an advisory committee and to hire an outside search firm. Glenn Poshard announced in July that he plans to retire June 30 of next year, even though his contract expires in 2015.

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9:34 am
Wed September 4, 2013

SIU-Carbondale Enrollment Down for 9th Year in a Row

Administrators say fall enrollment at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale is down for the ninth year in row, though the freshman class there is the largest in two decades.

About 17,964 students are now enrolled at the school. That's down 883 from a year ago, or nearly 5 percent. But the university says freshmen enrollment reached 2,571. 

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3:14 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Redhawks And Salukis Hope To Play Football At Busch Stadium

Credit Kevin Ward / Wikimedia Commons/Flickr

Busch Stadium in St. Louis may be filled with chants for the Redhawks and Salukis this fall. Southeast Missouri State University and Southern Illinois University hope to play the first football game ever at the new stadium.

The universities are still finalizing plans to play a football game in St. Louis on September 21.

Both Southeast and SIU have large alum populations in St. Louis. Southeast athletic director Mark Alnutt says that’s what makes SIU a good opponent at Busch Stadium.

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