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Former astronaut, previous chancellor join list of SIUC commencement speakers

By Evan Jones and Anna Spoerre, Daily Egyptian

May 10, 2016

Filed under Campus, City, News

Joan Higginbotham will speak at the 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. commencement ceremonies Friday.Higginbotham, a 1987 SIU graduate from Chicago, is the third African-American woman to take a shuttle into space. "My career plan origina...

CESL to lose faculty this fall after dip in program enrollment

By Anna Spoerre, @AnnaSpoerre

May 2, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

SIU’s Center for English as a Second Language program will see a reduction in faculty this fall, the center's interim director said Monday. Letters ­­— containing either a renewal or non-renewal of each faculty member’s term appointment ...

Faculty Senate says yes to plus-minus grading scale

By Anna Spoerre, @annaspoerre

April 12, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

A plus-minus grading system was approved Tuesday by the campus Faculty Senate.The proposed change received 17 votes in favor and seven opposed, said Stacey Sloboda, co-chair of the Faculty Senate's Undergraduate Education Pol...

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