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Faculty Senate President Kathy Chwalisz steps down

Faculty Senate President Kathy Chwalisz steps down

By Amelia Blakely, Campus Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase

At Tuesday's regularly scheduled Faculty Senate, meeting it was announced Kathleen Chwalisz was stepping down as president of the Faculty Senate.

Gallery: Murphysboro celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Gallery: Murphysboro celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

By Reagan Gavin and Athena Chrysanthou

March 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase

Members of the southern Illinois community celebrated St. Patrick's Day in Murphysboro.

GPSC discusses anticipated low enrollment, administration ‘sidestepping’ Article IX process

GPSC discusses anticipated low enrollment, administration ‘sidestepping’ Article IX process

By Amelia Blakely, Campus Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Latest News, Showcase

At its regularly scheduled Graduate and Professional Student Council meeting Tuesday, President Johnathan Flowers announced the anticipation of low enrollment for next fall semester.

Impeached USG president begins rally for social and racial injustices on campus

Impeached USG president begins rally for social and racial injustices on campus

By Jeremy Brown, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Latest News, Showcase

Former Undergraduate Student Government President Joshua Bowens held a rally in front of Morris Library Tuesday, speaking about social and racial injustices on campus.

SIU chancellor used university money to move daughter’s home

SIU chancellor used university money to move daughter’s home

By Anna Spoerre, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2018


Filed under Campus, In Depth, Latest News, Showcase

The second home moved by SIU Chancellor Carlo Montemagno with university moving expenses was one in which his daughter and son-in-law resided.

‘We want to keep his memory alive,’ Varughese family mourn son with sense of peace

‘We want to keep his memory alive,’ Varughese family mourn son with sense of peace

By Amelia Blakely and Kitt Fresa

February 17, 2018


Filed under City, Latest News, Showcase

Lovely and Mathew Varughese walked through dense woodland Friday, following the last steps their son Pravin took before he was found dead four years ago.

Carbondale chancellor plans to reimburse SIU after using moving expenses for two households

Carbondale chancellor plans to reimburse SIU after using moving expenses for two households

By Anna Spoerre, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, In Depth, Latest News, Showcase

SIU Chancellor Carlo Montemagno released a statement Thursday regarding a “misunderstanding” related to moving expenses used to move two homes in Alberta. 

USG president impeached, vote of no confidence for Chancellor Carlo Montemagno

USG president impeached, vote of no confidence for Chancellor Carlo Montemagno

By Jeremy Brown, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, Latest News, More Headlines, Showcase

At its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, the Undergraduate Student Government passed a bill impeaching president Joshua Bowens and a majority vote of no confidence in Chancellor Carlo Montemagno. The final count was 14-4 in favor of Bowen’s impeachment and 11-1 with six abstentions, for the ...

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. 

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