Southern Illinois University

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Fall enrollment at Southern Illinois University is seeing a decline of nearly 9 percent compared to last year.

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 President Randy Dunn greeted students, faculty, and staff during visits to Edwardsville and Carbondale Thursday.

Dunn to Leave YSU March 21

Mar 5, 2014
Youngstown State University

Randy Dunn will vacate the presidency of Youngstown State University on Friday, March 21, and then will have 30 days to move out of the Pollock House presidential residence, according to an agreement unanimously approved by the YSU Board of Trustees on Wednesday. Dunn is leaving to become Southern Illinois University's next president. 

SIU President: Lobbyists in Capitol Needed Expense

Sep 2, 2013

The president of Southern Illinois University is defending more than $2 million spent on lobbyists in Springfield in the past dozen years.

President Glenn Poshard says lobbyists are necessary to keep track of the thousands of pieces of legislation that go before lawmakers in the Capitol each year. 

Southern Illinois University President Glenn Poshard says he will forego the final year of his contract and retire at the end of the upcoming school year.

Poshard informed the SIU Board of Trustees of his decision Thursday morning.

SIU Receives Clean Coal Grant

Jun 8, 2012

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is getting a nearly $300,000 federal grant money meant to develop clean-coal technology.