Jim Wall, a senior lecturer for radio, television and digital media, and Jonathan Wiesen, a history professor, address a crowd
of union workers Wednesday in front of Morris Library. The Illinois Education Association union worker’s contracts are up for
negotiation after June 30 and members said they want a better deal for their new contracts. George Boulukos, an associate
professor in English, said the rally was a peaceful way to ask the university for an improved contract.

Union workers request contract negotiations

“Union power,” and “we love SIU,” were two of the many chants made by SIU Illinois Education Association union workers on Wednesday in front of Morris Library. Almost 100 tenure and non-tenure-track employees, civil service workers and members ... Continue Reading →

Senate opposes possible layoffs

Faculty Senate members considered opposing layoffs proposed by the administration. Senate member Jim Wall, chair of the budget committee, said during his budget report that faculty received a letter Monday that stated some non-tenure track faculty employees ... Continue Reading →

Strategic plan drafts in final stages

The chancellor’s office is still taking input from students, faculty and staff in relation to a plan that will spell out the goals and mission of the university. It’s been more than one year since work began on a new strategic plan, which is intended ... Continue Reading →
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