Trustees agree to table media fee

After postponing fee discussions one month and giving new university president Randy Dunn a few days to study the proposals, fee proposals are expected to go before the board as scheduled Thursday morning with one exception. The Finance Committee is expected ... Continue Reading →
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Tuition, fees could increase 3 percent

The university’s Board of Trustees is nearing deliberation on the new cost of an SIU education. During their Feb. 13 meeting, the trustees will discuss a potential 3 percent increase, or $252, in tuition and an overall tuition and fees increase of ... Continue Reading →

Board of Trustees seeks progress at retreat

  The Wednesday morning Board of Trustees meeting was a little less business than usual. Trustees met at Touch of Nature in Makanda for the first day of a two-day retreat. Board members discussed business matters, such as the roles and responsibilities ... Continue Reading →

Trustees Hamilton, Wiley protest chairman vote

Although the SIU Board of Trustees had to postponed its meeting for lack of quorum, another show still went on. “Voices — Musical Selections by Students and Faculty from the SIUC School of Music” was scheduled for a performance during the board’s ... Continue Reading →

Trustees approve new Code of Conduct

After several changes, the SIU Board of Trustees agreed to a new Code of Conduct policy. Members voted unanimously to approve the code during the Nov. 8 meeting. Ed Hightower, vice-chair of the board, said it caused debate during earlier sessions. The ... Continue Reading →

Board members speak out against Herrin, Quinn

Some SIU Board of Trustees members have confirmed feeling intimidated by former chairman Roger Herrin. Herrin, who was voted out of his position 4 to 2 at the March 22 annual election, said he thinks SIU President Glenn Poshard planned the chairman’s ... Continue Reading →
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