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Faculty Senate survey shows concerns with morale, vision at SIU

Faculty Senate survey shows concerns with morale, vision at SIU

By Amelia Blakely, Staff reporter

November 19, 2019

The majority of the university’s tenured faculty agree there is a concern for faculty morale and decreasing enrollment is a threat to the university, according to survey results presented by the university’s Faculty Senate Governance Committee at Tuesday’s Faculty Senate Town Hall. 

SIU steps up to challenge in Virtual Reality ethics

SIU steps up to challenge in Virtual Reality ethics

By McKenzie Johnston, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

Two SIU professors, Dr. Shannon McCrocklin of the Linguistics department and Pinckney Benedict of the English department, are reimagining how we interface Virtual Reality technology with education.

It takes a village: Carbondale community comes together to discuss gun violence

It takes a village: Carbondale community comes together to discuss gun violence

By Kallie Cox, News Editor

November 14, 2019

After multiple shootings in the past month in Carbondale, community members gathered to discuss solutions to the city’s gun violence epidemic.

Animal Report: Ink your body and help an animal

Animal Report: Ink your body and help an animal

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

Friday, Nov. 15, Artistic Mind Tattoos & Body Piercing will be raising money for St. Francis CARE Animal Shelter from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Police arrest second individual in connection to Keon Cooper shooting

Police arrest second individual in connection to Keon Cooper shooting

By Staff Report, News Desk

November 14, 2019

Cape Girardeau deputies arrested a man on Monday on charges of of concealing or aiding a fugitive in connection to the shooting death of Keon Cooper.

‘The house is not in order,’ Dean of Students meets with USG

‘The house is not in order,’ Dean of Students meets with USG

By Brandi Courtois, News Editor

November 13, 2019

The dean of students met with the undergraduate student government to discuss issues students face on campus. Jennifer Jones-Hall, dean of students, has been at SIU for three years. Her position serves many areas including fraternity and sorority life, multicultural organizations and Student Rights and Responsibilities.

SIU system presidential candidate has been selected by the committee, expected to be announced Dec. 5

SIU system presidential candidate has been selected by the committee, expected to be announced Dec. 5

By Staff Report, News Desk

November 10, 2019

Finalists and the selected candidate for the new Southern Illinois University system president were called during a special meeting of the Board of Trustees on Oct. 25.

The history of the African American History Museum

The history of the African American History Museum

By Juniper Oxford, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2019

The African American Museum of Southern Illinois has made its goal to “to identify, preserve and portray outstanding achievements in African American history and culture,” according to the museum's website. 

Out with ye olde and in with the new, enrollment in English increases

Out with ye olde and in with the new, enrollment in English increases

By Juniper Oxford, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2019

Virtual reality, podcasting lab and a flexible curriculum could be the cause increased enrollment in the English department.

Suspect in murder of 27-year-old Carbondale man arrested

Suspect in murder of 27-year-old Carbondale man arrested

By Staff Report, News Desk

November 9, 2019

One suspect was arrested in Missouri on warrant for the charge of murder related to the shooting death last week of 27-year-old Keon Cooper.

What does it all mean? Campus Conversation discusses SOTU

What does it all mean? Campus Conversation discusses SOTU

By Kallie Cox, News Editor

November 6, 2019

Wednesday’s Campus Conversation directly followed the State of the University Address given by the interim chancellor and discussed how exactly SIU is implementing the initiatives discussed and asked for student input.

State of the University addresses retention and reorganization, budget challenges

State of the University addresses retention and reorganization, budget challenges

By Keaton Yates, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

Interim Chancellor John Dunn said seven new schools were launched July 1. Five additional schools have been approved to start in January 2020 and two colleges resulting from reorganization are being considered by the Faculty Senate and the Graduate Council. 

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