Daily Egyptian

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.

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?

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.”

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).

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.”

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.

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.

Column: Spring 2018, A defining point in SIUC history

Column: Spring 2018, A defining point in SIUC history

By Sam Beard

January 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

This week’s column will serve as a recap of the defining element of the unprecedented attempt by Chancellor Montemagno’s to completely reorganize the structure of Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Column: Towards horizontal governance of the academy

Column: Towards horizontal governance of the academy

By Sam Beard

November 29, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is too unstable of an institution to undergo such a seismic shake-up as is insisted upon by the newest administrator.

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