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Text of chancellor’s speech regarding academic reorganization

Text of chancellor’s speech regarding academic reorganization

By Campus desk

October 19, 2017


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The following are the prepared remarks of a speech Chancellor Carlo Montemagno gave Thursday in the Student Center regarding his plan to restructure academic programs. 

Dunn says system priorities this year are diversity, administrative cost-saving, supporting K-12 in region

Dunn says system priorities this year are diversity, administrative cost-saving, supporting K-12 in region

By Marnie Leonard

October 18, 2017


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During a taped State of the System address uploaded on Youtube on Tuesday, SIU System President Randy Dunn laid out his three priorities for the university system in the coming year: diversity and inclusivity, reducing administrative costs and supporting public education in the region. In July of 2...

Marching to the beat: SIU band continues musical tradition

Marching to the beat: SIU band continues musical tradition

By Brian Muñoz, Photography and Multimedia Editor

October 16, 2017


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The familiar sounds of brass, woodwinds and beating drums fill Saluki Stadium each weekend as the football team battles on the gridiron: the rhythms and melodies of the Marching Salukis.

Reactions mixed over Montemagno’s plan to shake up academic departments

Reactions mixed over Montemagno’s plan to shake up academic departments

By Cory Ray

October 11, 2017


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Chancellor Carlo Montemagno sent an email to deans early last week detailing the first draft of his plan to reorganize the university’s academic units, which would result in a massive overhaul of every college on campus.

Campus officials say Montemagno’s academic reorganization plan will benefit students, faculty

Campus officials say Montemagno’s academic reorganization plan will benefit students, faculty

By Isabelle Rogers

October 4, 2017


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Some campus officials say Chancellor Carlo Montemagno’s plan to reorganize academic programs into new colleges will give individual units greater opportunity to collaborate and support one another.

‘We were very much numb’: SIU alumnus was across the street from Las Vegas mass shooting

‘We were very much numb’: SIU alumnus was across the street from Las Vegas mass shooting

By Marnie Leonard

October 2, 2017


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When Steven Berczynski woke up early Monday morning to news that a mass shooting took place Sunday night right across the street from the Las Vegas hotel where he is staying with his wife, he panicked.

Crime down at SIU, Clery report shows

Crime down at SIU, Clery report shows

By Cory Ray

September 29, 2017


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Campus crime largely went down between 2015 and 2016, according to SIU’s Department of Public Safety’s Annual Security and Fire Report for 2016.

Exam schedule change could lighten student workload

Exam schedule change could lighten student workload

By Cory Ray

September 27, 2017


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Three professors are developing a new exam scheduling system because they say students' workloads are too heavy during finals week.

Montemagno calls for reorganizing academic programs into new colleges

Montemagno calls for reorganizing academic programs into new colleges

By Amelia Blakely

September 26, 2017


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Chancellor Carlo Montemagno laid out his plans to combat SIU’s “decline” during his State of the University address Tuesday in Shryock Auditorium.

Microbiology students studying bioluminescent squid to understand immune system

Microbiology students studying bioluminescent squid to understand immune system

By Cory Ray

September 25, 2017


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Hunting for glow-in-the-dark squid in the middle of the night on the coast of Hawaii might not be how most on campus spent their summers, but for some microbiology students it was a chance to further their research.

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