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Creative thinking drives Agricultural Sciences amidst budget cuts

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

November 23, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The College of Agricultural Sciences is digging for new ways to manage budget cuts.Nearly $167,000 was cut from the college's budget, but Mickey Latour, dean of the college, said, the college is also experiencing cuts from Univer...

ASA reduces graduate assistantship funding, leaves staff positions vacant

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

November 2, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The College of Applied Sciences and Arts is trimming its budget with cuts that have reduced available tenured professors and graduate assistantships. The college experienced a budget cut of more than $265,000 — nearly 2.4 percent of its overall bud...

Spring graduate assistantship contracts move forward, other positions to be cut

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

October 26, 2015

Filed under Campus

SIUC interim Chancellor Brad Colwell released a statement Monday regarding new temporary measures to tackle the ongoing budget crisis.Colwell must now approve any requests for full-time staff positions."All hiring from any funding source ...

Semester contracts create uncertainty concerning spring graduate assistantships

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

October 4, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The introduction of semester-long graduate contracts may spell trouble for SIUC graduate students.John Flowers, president of GAUnited, said most graduate assistant contracts typically were offered for one academic year in the past,...

Recreation Center introduces new equipment

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

September 14, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

State-of-the-art equipment has cycled into the Recreation Center this semester. Troy Vaughn, director of the Recreation Center, said $170,000 was spent on 25 new cycling bikes, 10 treadmills and eight ellipticals.Vaughn sa...

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