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Board of Trustees plans meeting for appointing interim chancellor as SIU, Carbondale react to Chancellor Montemagno’s death

Board of Trustees plans meeting for appointing interim chancellor as SIU, Carbondale react to Chancellor Montemagno’s death

By Staff Report, Campus Desk

October 11, 2018


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After SIU Carbondale Chancellor Carlo Montemagno died this morning, the Board of Trustees is currently still making decisions on when the special meeting will be held to appoint an interim chancellor. This is according to John Charles, director of government and public affairs for SIU on behalf of Amy Sholar, Board of Trustees chairwoman. There has been no further comment about the special meeting at the time of publication.

Montemagno says many of reorganized schools are in final steps of approval at Board of Trustees meeting

Montemagno says many of reorganized schools are in final steps of approval at Board of Trustees meeting

By Kallie Cox, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018


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SIU Carbondale Chancellor Carlo Montemagno said half of his reorganization plan’s proposed schools had been approved at the SIU Board of Trustees meeting Thursday.

SIU Athletics rescinds activism ban, legal experts weigh in on Code of Conduct addition

SIU Athletics rescinds activism ban, legal experts weigh in on Code of Conduct addition

By Brian Munoz, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2018


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SIU Athletics has rescinded new language in the Student Athlete Code of Conduct that said any displays of activism will not be tolerated and could lead to the individual’s removal from their respective program. “It is a privilege and not a right to be a student-athlete, cheerleader or spirit member...

SIUC, Carbondale community give testimony on funding and future of university system

SIUC, Carbondale community give testimony on funding and future of university system

By Brian Munoz, Staff Reporter

August 21, 2018


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SIUC administration, students and Carbondale community members provided testimonies to a legislative panel headed by the Illinois House Higher Education Committee chair, Emanuel “Chris” Welch, regarding the university, university system and higher education in Illinois on Monday.  The panel cons...

Database: 2017-2018 SIU System Salary Bank

Database: 2017-2018 SIU System Salary Bank

By Staff Report

May 7, 2018


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The following salary databases have been compiled and obtained by Daily Egyptian staff through the Illinois Freedom of Information Act. Click on the following attachments to view/download each campus' database. [aesop_document type="pdf" src="https://dailyegyptian.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2017-2018-SIUC-Salary-Database.pdf"...

SIU administrators defend higher state funding allocation at senate budget hearing

SIU administrators defend higher state funding allocation at senate budget hearing

By Anna Spoerre, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


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During a Senate budget hearing, members of SIU’s administration defended an appropriation of $198.8 million in state funds be allocated to SIU for the next fiscal year compared to $179.9 million proposed by the state.

Nurses at Student Health Center unionize in hopes for fair wages

Nurses at Student Health Center unionize in hopes for fair wages

By Kitt Fresa, Features Editor

April 19, 2018


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Seventeen nurses at the Student Health Center are forming a union with the hopes of receiving fair wages, as some nurses believe they are the lowest paid in the state.

US fires missiles at Syria in retaliation for suspected poison gas attack

US fires missiles at Syria in retaliation for suspected poison gas attack

By Bob Drogin and David S. Cloud

April 14, 2018


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U.S. and allied warships and warplanes in the eastern Mediterranean launched a fiery barrage of missiles at multiple military targets in Syria to punish the Russian-backed government in Damascus for its alleged use of poison gas against civilians last weekend, President Donald Trump announced.

Montemagno’s Ingenuity Lab closes, employees blame his leadership

Montemagno’s Ingenuity Lab closes, employees blame his leadership

By Anna Spoerre, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


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EDMONTON, Alberta — Nine months after Carlo Montemagno left a position as director of Ingenuity Lab to assume the chancellorship at SIU’s Carbondale campus, some members of the Alberta community are still picking up the pieces of what they call a failed project brought to life and then abandoned by ...

Demonstrators occupy chancellor’s office for nearly 25 hours

Demonstrators occupy chancellor’s office for nearly 25 hours

By Kitt Fresa, Brian Munoz, and Farrah Blaydes

April 6, 2018


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Students and community members staged a sit-in after marching from the Communications Building to Anthony Hall yesterday, in protest of a proposed police academy at the university. Protests came hours after SIU Chancellor Carlo Montemagno released a statement that he would be tabling the decision ...

Gallery: Demonstrators stage sit in against proposed police academy

Gallery: Demonstrators stage sit in against proposed police academy

By Brian Munoz, Photography and Multimedia Editor

April 5, 2018


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About two dozen protestors marched to Anthony Hall in protest of the proposed police academy at the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus.

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