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Illinois lawmakers are nearing the end of their spring 2017 session, as the state nears two years without a full budget in place. WSIU's Jennifer Fuller sat down with SIU President Randy Dunn to talk about what's next for the university:

In an update to his earlier InFocus interview, SIU President Randy Dunn explains the potential cuts he'll take to university Trustees in April.

Illinois' budget impasse has prompted another "doomsday scenario" at Southern Illinois University – which could be voted on as early as next week.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller gets an update from SIU President Randy Dunn on budget issues, and the search for a new SIU Carbondale campus Chancellor.

News that Northeastern Illinois University is cutting hundreds of student jobs has workers at schools across the state nervous.

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The Illinois Senate is expected to continue its work on the so-called "Grand Bargain" this week - and many fear this is the last, best hope for a spending plan.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller interviews SIU President Randy Dunn about ongoing budget issues, and the potential for the so-called "Grand Bargain" in the Illinois Senate.

SIU's President says candidates for Carbondale campus Chancellor could be on campus soon.

SIU President Randy Dunn says Governor Rauner's Budget Address gives him hope that a compromise may be on the horizon when it comes to a state spending plan.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller interviews SIU President Randy Dunn.

SIU's two campuses are weighing requests to become so-called 'sanctuary campuses' for undocumented students.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn, as the university waits for state funding to pay for the second half of the fiscal year.

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A plan to build new residence halls and demolish old ones on the SIU Carbondale campus was tabled Thursday at the SIU Board of Trustees meeting.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn about budget issues, and potential "sanctuary" status for the system's three campuses.

The Chancellor Search Advisory Committee at SIU-Carbondale will begin reviewing applications on January 15th.

The school says ads soliciting applications and nominations were placed last week in both print and online editions of several higher education publications.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn for his October InFocus segment.

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The SIU system is taking a broad approach to its strategic plan moving forward as it waits for direction from the state.

SIU President Randy Dunn says the Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses will cover MAP grants for students for the spring 2017 semester.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn.

August 22 marks the start of a new semester at Southern Illinois University. WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn about enrollment expectations, next year's Solar Eclipse, and some water problems on the SIU Edwardsville campus.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn about the university's new Diversity Initiative:

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As Illinois enters the final week of its 2016 Fiscal Year, public universities and colleges are still waiting for funding to help them make it through the next several months.

Illinois' higher education system is preparing for a rough academic year.

The lack of a state budget is causing major hardships for institutions and students.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn about the prospects for a state budget, and higher education funding, for this WSIU InFocus.

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Administrators at Southern Illinois University Carbondale say they are vigorously investigating the source of a controversial YouTube video that calls for the lynching and beating of black students.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks wtih SIU President Randy Dunn.

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SIU President Randy Dunn says the school will remain viable, but may look dramatically different, if proposed cuts to higher education are enacted in Springfield.

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Southern Illinois University is out with its list of potential cuts, if Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed budget is passed - and if the budget impasse continues, it could be even worse.

SIU's President says Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed budget includes some tough medicine for higher education again this year.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn about next year's budget proposal from Gov. Bruce Rauner, and other issues facing the university.

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