Chancellor and provost change at least 20 campus policies, are pleased with semester

Interim Chancellor Paul Sarvela walked into the chancellor’s office his first day on the job, amazed by the amount of paperwork he was asked to sign each morning. “Why do I need to approve a cook?” said Sarvela, who was named acting chancellor July ... Continue Reading →
President Randy Dunn addresses media, faculty and students Thursday in the Student Services Building.

Dunn takes office

The SIU marching band announced Randy Dunn’s entrance as the media, administration and students welcomed him with loud applause and eager ears Thursday afternoon in the student services building. Chancellor Rita Cheng introduced Dunn by welcoming him ... Continue Reading →

Explore your career fair

SIU is hosting the Explore Your Career Fair in the Student Services Building Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m. in multipurpose rooms 150, 160 and 170. Students will be able to explore and learn about more than 200 majors available at the university as well as ... Continue Reading →

USG approves fee increases

The Undergraduate Student Government meeting was held Thursday at 6:00 p.m. in the Student Services Building after the weather forced a reschedule from Tuesday’s meeting. After voting on RSO requests and swearing in three new senators, the USG voted ... Continue Reading →

Construction, renovations on schedule

While the cold might keep students inside, it hasn’t halted the university’s ongoing construction efforts. Phil Gatton, Plant and Service Operations director, said the Student Services building, a construction project that has cost the university ... Continue Reading →

Summer construction almost complete

The work of more than 20 construction projects across the university may catch students’ attention. While a majority of the projects started by the Physical Plant and Service Operations this summer are complete, some finishing touches still linger. ... Continue Reading →

Campus undergoes extensive summer upgrades

Plant and Service Operations will have its hands full this summer, as it takes on 20 new projects across campus. “This is the busiest summer that I ever remember and I’ve been (at plant service operations) for 14 years on campus and around campus ... Continue Reading →

Students and staff share thoughts on campus improvements

Although many campus changes happen during summer months, most of the planning stages begin much earlier in the spring or even fall semester. Chancellor Rita Cheng said there are planned improvement projects for the campus in the process. There will be ... Continue Reading →

Demolition cuts campus parking

Demolition of the parking garage east of the Student Center began during winter break, ridding the university of 344 parking spots. The garage was demolished so construction of the new Student Services building could begin hopefully in March, said Leo ... Continue Reading →
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