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Layoffs expected at EIU

By Bill Grimes, Effingham Daily News

August 18, 2015

Filed under Global

The 1,750 or so employees of Eastern Illinois University are holding their collective breath in the face of expected staff layoffs.University spokeswoman Vicki Shaw Woodard said there is no question that there will be some layoffs. But Wo...

Budget cuts could eliminate programs

By Tyler Davis, @TDavis_DE

April 20, 2015

Filed under Campus, City, News

Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget cuts could diminish programs that give students professional experience and Carbondale residents affordable mental healthcare.Officials at SIU’s Clinical Center were asked to prepare a budget for...

Student starts petition to replace Rauner as keynote speaker, exceeds 2,000 signatures

By Luke Nozicka, @lukenozicka

April 10, 2015

Filed under Campus, City, News

Following the news that Gov. Bruce Rauner will be one of three keynote speakers at this year's May graduation, a student created a change.org petition asking the university's administration to replace him."Choosing him as a keynote...

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