SIU President Randy Dunn speaks about Illinois’ budgetary issues and how they will affect the university while Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry looks Feb. 9 at a press conference held in the Stone Center. “We’re trying to play our role as part of the larger coalition in the state to keep up the drumbeat necessary across all of Illinois for a budget,” Dunn said. Dunn spoke with students, Carbondale city officials, and faculty and administrators from SIU and John A. Logan College about the impact of the current budget crisis.