Daily Egyptian

Letter to the Editor: A “plan” with no plan

Letter to the Editor: A “plan” with no plan

By Patrick Dilley

February 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I would like to convey, in this letter, both the content and the tenor of the questions from the Faculty and the answers, and other information, provided by the chancellor.

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Letter to the Editor: Chancellor has lost ability to lead, should resign

Letter to the Editor: Chancellor has lost ability to lead, should resign

By Will Stephens

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I am a lifelong resident of Southern Illinois, a 1999 graduate of Carbondale High School, and a 2005 Graduate of SIUC.  I remember when SIUC was a vibrant and bustling place filled with more than 23,000 students. 

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Column: ‘I can’t even’

Column: ‘I can’t even’

By Sam Beard, Student Trustee

February 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’m not sure if I am absolutely flabbergasted or not the least bit surprised, but quite frankly, I am straight-up done with this nonsense.

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Letter to the Editor: GPSC will not yield to Montemagno’s abuse of administrative authority

Letter to the Editor: GPSC will not yield to Montemagno’s abuse of administrative authority

By Johnathan Flowers

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Last Tuesday, the Graduate and Professional Student Council, GPSC, voted no confidence in Chancellor Montemagno. As President of the Graduate and Professional Student Council, I owe the campus community an explanation for this action.

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Column: How to boost enrollment

Column: How to boost enrollment

By Sam Beard, Student Trustee

February 7, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Why is enrollment dropping? Why do students choose to go to one university over another? What will boost enrollment?

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Opinion: Show us the savings in “lopping off department heads”

Opinion: Show us the savings in “lopping off department heads”

By Vicki Carstens and Jennifer Smith

February 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In his meetings with the proposed new schools at SIUC, Chancellor Montemagno has backed off his claim that his restructuring plan would save 2.3 million dollars and substituted it with another: “this is not about money.”

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Letter to the editor: ‘You can’t simply cease to hire’

Letter to the editor: ‘You can’t simply cease to hire’

By Ryan Netzley, English professor at SIU

February 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

“You can’t simply cease to hire.” So says the Associate Provost of Academic Administration, Dave DiLalla, in recent comments to The Daily Egyptian (in an article dated 30 January 2018).

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Letter to the editor: Unethical clan hires

Letter to the editor: Unethical clan hires

By William Babcock

February 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I am writing to commend you for running Anna Spoerre’s Jan. 31 story, “University hires chancellor’s daughter, son-in- law.”

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Column: No School of Homeland Security

Column: No School of Homeland Security

By Sam Beard

January 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Tucked away in Chancellor Montemagno’s plan to restructure our university are some details that are so troubling, so utterly dangerous, that they warrant a column of their own.

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Dining hall duels: Lentz or Trueblood?

Dining hall duels: Lentz or Trueblood?

By Josie Arnett, Staff Designer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion

With the beginning of a new semester, it’s important to know the best dining hall on campus to go for your meals.

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