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SIU Board of Trustees talks reorganization, enrollment during Wednesday working session

SIU Board of Trustees talks reorganization, enrollment during Wednesday working session

By Kallie Cox, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

At the Executive session of the Board of Trustees meeting Meera Komarraju, Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, presented the academic reorganization plan to the board. Komarraju said the reorganization makes it possible to bring several programs together to share resources, reduce redundancies, and generate synergy while facilitating interdisciplinary teaching and research.

Dorsey recommends John Dunn as SIUC interim chancellor, pending board approval

Dorsey recommends John Dunn as SIUC interim chancellor, pending board approval

By Staff Report

December 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

J. Kevin Dorsey, interim SIU system president, has endorsed former SIU provost John M. Dunn as interim chancellor for the SIU Carbondale campus, through an email sent out Tuesday morning. 

Interim President J. Kevin Dorsey talks reorganization, diversity at Campus Conversations

Interim President J. Kevin Dorsey talks reorganization, diversity at Campus Conversations

By Kallie Cox, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Interim President J. Kevin Dorsey answered student questions at Campus Conversations last Friday on how the proposed reorganization would impact faculty and students.

Madison Riden: The ‘mom’ of the Marching Salukis

Madison Riden: The ‘mom’ of the Marching Salukis

By Emily Cooper, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Madison Riden has been one of the two Marching Salukis drum majors for the past two years. “I would say that my experience is pretty complete here,” Riden, a senior studying anthropology, said. “I went from being a normal member to a section leader to two years as drum major, which was an honor to get two years back-to-back because it’s very rare that Dr. George Brozak does that.”

USG passes senate resolution on RA’s ability to get a second job

USG passes senate resolution on RA’s ability to get a second job

By Austin Phelps, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

USG passed senate resolution 19-02 on its final meeting for the semester, giving two solutions to the issue of RA’s seeking the ability to gain outside employment from the university while remaining an RA. A resident assistant is provided room and board and a meal plan as a form of payment for their work, totaling to $5,288.34 per semester. RA’s are also given a pre-tax stipend of $600 per semester. This breaks down to RA’s being paid around $2.00 an hour.

Dwayne Moore Jr., first person to bowl two perfect games in the Student Center

Dwayne Moore Jr., first person to bowl two perfect games in the Student Center

By Jeremy Brown, Campus Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

Dwayne Moore Jr. is the first person to bowl two perfect games in the university’s Student Center, and the first ever to bowl two 800 series. Moore is a graphic designer, graduate student and TA in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts, but he’s been bowling on campus for eight years. He got his first perfect game at SIU in 2014, and his second in 2017.

Nathan Colombo, a board director of the Varsity Center, announces his run for Mayor of Carbondale

Nathan Colombo, a board director of the Varsity Center, announces his run for Mayor of Carbondale

By Claire Cowley, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Nathan Colombo, a board director of the Varsity Center, announced his campaign for Carbondale mayor on Monday. He said his campaign for mayor will see a number of different activities designed to increase engagement from folks throughout the community.

New Student Programs director Cordy Love resigns, two senior staff accept pay raise in other departments

New Student Programs director Cordy Love resigns, two senior staff accept pay raise in other departments

By Claire Cowley, Staff Reporter

November 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

New Student Programs Director Cordy Love has retired from the position after four years. Love hit a glass ceiling at NSP, he said.

LGBTQ+ university professionals weigh in on possible definition of sex by Department of Health and Human Services

LGBTQ+ university professionals weigh in on possible definition of sex by Department of Health and Human Services

By Austin Phelps, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The Department of Health and Human Services is trying to establish a definition of sex, which would define it as unchangeable and assigned at birth as either male or female based on genitalia. Chloe Goldbach, a transgender woman and instructor for women, gender and sexuality studies at the university, said the definition is problematic on many levels.

GPSC tables discussion of revoting approval on student tech fee increase

GPSC tables discussion of revoting approval on student tech fee increase

By Emily Cooper, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

In the latest Graduate and Professional Student Council meeting, GPSC Vice President Dianah McGreehan read a statement from USG President Toussaint Mitchell explaining their reasoning for not fully supporting the proposed increase to the General Student Fee. “After hearing from our constituents, we...

SIU Department of Anthropology among first to investigate body found in woods north of Carbondale

SIU Department of Anthropology among first to investigate body found in woods north of Carbondale

By Kallie Cox, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, More Headlines, News

After hunters found bones in the woods north of Carbondale city limits, police called a different kind of detective. (See more: Human bones found in woods North of Carbondale) Shortly after arriving on the scene, the police called Susan Ford, a recently retired faculty member of SIU’s Department of A...

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