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Graduate assistant dies Wednesday

By Luke Nozicka, @LukeNozicka

October 23, 2015

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Fiyinfoluwa Onarinde, a graduate student and teaching assistant in English, died Wednesday, SIU's spokesperson Rae Goldsmith said.Goldsmith did not know the cause of Onarinde's death. She said Onarinde, 31, was from Nigeria. This was hi...

Students petition interim chancellor to change debt policy

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE

October 21, 2015

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Some SIUC students will have to dig deep to pay their debt if they want to enroll in classes in spring.The Bursar’s office announced last semester it would revert to a former policy on registration holds for past-due balances, an...

Undergraduate research funds drop 30 percent

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

October 6, 2015

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Research comes in many forms, and for the research department, finding ways to fund undergraduate assistants for spring semester may be its next project.The university undergraduate research budget is being trimmed by 30 perc...

Illinois college students caught in the middle of budget standoff

By Koran Addo, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

September 7, 2015

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College students in the Metro East area and throughout Illinois should hope the state's elected leaders come together soon to craft a budget.That's because right now, a number of Illinois colleges and universities have agreed to pay the equival...

Interviews conclude for chancellor finalists

By Chase Myers | @chasemyers_DE | Daily Egyptian

June 3, 2015

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Of the four chancellor candidates, two finalists remain, both calm and collected after their final interviews with the SIU Board of Trustees on June 3 at The Stone Center.Sabah Randhawa, executive vice president and provost at Ore...

Morris to host budget cut rally

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

May 5, 2015

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A rally against Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget cuts is scheduled from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday in front of Morris Library.It has been organized by the four unions on campus, with cooperation from student government and others thro...

Chancellor’s office seeks input on budget cuts

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

May 4, 2015

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Students, faculty and other community members have a series of opportunities to offer their input on budgetary issues to President Randy Dunn and other SIU administrators.The first of three town hall meetings will be from 9 to...

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