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Law school admissions standards dropping the bar

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

November 21

Filed under Campus, News

Law school admissions are dropping across the country, according to the Law School Admission Council, and the SIU School of Law is no exception. SIU's Law School Admission Test 25th percentile score — representing the bottom 25 percent of the c...

Universities battle it out in mock court competition

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

November 8

Filed under Campus, News

Law students put their skills to the test this weekend in a competition that forced them to consider real-world issues. The SIU School of Law hosted its annual National Health Law Moot Court Competition on Saturday and Sunda...

ASA reduces graduate assistantship funding, leaves staff positions vacant

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

November 2

Filed under Campus, News

The College of Applied Sciences and Arts is trimming its budget with cuts that have reduced available tenured professors and graduate assistantships. The college experienced a budget cut of more than $265,000 — nearly 2.4 percent of its overall bud...

Largest college focuses on enrollment and retention

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

October 14

Filed under Campus, News

With recent budget cuts, the College of Liberal Arts must learn to be less liberal with spending money.The college, which is the largest on campus, was given a total budget cut of $673,000, or 2.5 percent, for this fiscal yea...

Semester contracts create uncertainty concerning spring graduate assistantships

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

October 4

Filed under Campus, News

The introduction of semester-long graduate contracts may spell trouble for SIUC graduate students.John Flowers, president of GAUnited, said most graduate assistant contracts typically were offered for one academic year in the past,...

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