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Board of Trustees raises tuition two percent, attendees express concern and frustration over reorganization

Board of Trustees raises tuition two percent, attendees express concern and frustration over reorganization

By Athena Chrysanthou and Reagan Gavin

February 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase

Following the Board of Trustees approval of a two percent tuition raise Thursday, heated discussions took place in regards to concerns over the stability and future of SIU and its restructuring.

Ethics inquiries into hiring of chancellor’s family members passed to state office

Ethics inquiries into hiring of chancellor’s family members passed to state office

By Anna Spoerre, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, In Depth, Latest News, Showcase

Ethics inquiries into recent hirings related to the chancellor were passed on to state office Friday.

Salukis shoot down Illinois State Redbirds in comeback win

Salukis shoot down Illinois State Redbirds in comeback win

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, SIU Men's Basketball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

The Salukis defeated the Illinois State Redbirds (9-9, 3-3 MVC), 74-70 with a second half comeback.

Chancellor shifts programs in second reorganization draft, firm on eliminating departments

Chancellor shifts programs in second reorganization draft, firm on eliminating departments

By Cory Ray

November 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase

On Friday, Chancellor Carlo Montemagno released the second draft of his plan to reorganize all academic programs from a departmental system to a school structure. 

Saluki basketball chased out of Louisville by Cardinals

Saluki basketball chased out of Louisville by Cardinals

By Nathan Dodd

November 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase

The SIU men’s basketball team beat four nationally ranked opponents since 2000, with only one of those victories against a top-20 team.

Faculty members vote to oppose chancellor’s department elimination plan

Faculty members vote to oppose chancellor’s department elimination plan

By Cory Ray

November 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase

The Faculty Senate voted to oppose Chancellor Carlo Montemagno’s plan to eliminate all 42 academic departments on campus during a meeting Tuesday afternoon. The passed resolution urges Montemagno to change his plan to allow departments to remain if the faculty in those areas so choose. Of the 33 senat...

Weekend performance on campus to tell stories of queer and trans teachers

Weekend performance on campus to tell stories of queer and trans teachers

By Isabelle Rogers

November 10, 2017


Filed under Campus, Latest News, More Headlines, Showcase

The stories of trans and queer teachers in Australia will be told during a seven-character performance titled “Heavier Than Air” over the weekend in Morris Library. A.B., a communication studies doctoral candidate, was contacted by two professors at the Monash University and RMIT University in Mel...

Murphysboro native to continue legacy of Winston’s Bagels

Murphysboro native to continue legacy of Winston’s Bagels

By Amelia Blakely

November 2, 2017


Filed under More Headlines, Showcase

The legacy of Winston’s Bagels will continue with a new face running the beloved cart – Brad Priess of Murphysboro.

Student leaders say chancellor isn’t open to input, particularly from women and minorities

Student leaders say chancellor isn’t open to input, particularly from women and minorities

By Marnie Leonard

November 1, 2017


Filed under More Headlines, Showcase

Since Chancellor Carlo Montemagno unveiled his plan to reorganize SIU’s academic units in September, some student leaders say he has not been receptive to their input — particularly input from women and minority students.

Campus community ‘utterly frustrated’ by the chancellor’s plan to restructure the university

Campus community ‘utterly frustrated’ by the chancellor’s plan to restructure the university

By Cory Ray

October 25, 2017


Filed under More Headlines, Showcase

When speaking to Chancellor Carlo Montemagno regarding his plan to restructure the university, many students and faculty say they are beginning to feel like their opinions are falling on deaf ears. During a speech Montemagno gave last week on campus about his academic shake up, he spoke of the value...

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