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The SIU Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting later this week to talk about placing the system's president on leave and appointing an acting president.

The meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday at Evergreen Hall on the SIU-Edwardsville campus.

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The chair of the SIU Board of Trustees questions the validity of Friday's special meeting of the Board's Executive Committee.

Board secretary Joel Sambursky scheduled the meeting to consider placing SIU President Randy Dunn on administrative leave and to appoint an acting president.

The Southern Illinois University system may undergo a change in leadership.

The Executive Committee of the SIU Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Friday in Carbondale to consider placing system President Randy Dunn on administrative leave and naming an acting president.

Add State Representative Dave Severin to the list of southern Illinois lawmakers calling for the resignation of SIU President Randy Dunn.

Legislation that would split Southern Illinois University's board of trustees into two separate organizations may be put on ice to allow time for an independent study.

SIU President Randy Dunn says he's "all in" for the Carbondale campus - and maintains his job is to foster the strength of the university system.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn. In Segment One, President Dunn explains a timeline leading up to April's Board of Trustees meeting, where a controversial budget reallocation plan was voted down.


A second southern Illinois lawmaker is calling for the resignation of SIU System President Randy Dunn.

Following the release of emails in an op-ed piece that revealed disparaging remarks by Dunn made against SIU-Carbondale, State Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie of Elizabethtown writes Dunn should resign because he has lost the full trust of the SIU-C community.

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SIU President Randy Dunn says he won't resign - but acknowledges it will take some time to bring opposing groups back together within the university's system.

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The House lawmaker who represents SIU–Carbondale is calling for SIU System President Randy Dunn to resign immediately.

State Representative Terri Bryant made her statement on the House floor Thursday in response to an op–ed in the Southern Illinoisan by SIU–C Faculty Senate Budget Committee co–chair Kathleen Chwalisz.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn about testimony before an Illinois Senate Committee, including legislation that would split the SIU Carbondale and SIU Edwardsville campuses.

During a Senate budget hearing Tuesday in Springfield, many of the questions for SIU System President Randy Dunn focused on a bill to split the Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses.

Dunn claims the expense of splitting SIU Edwardsville from the Carbondale Campus would create little to no extra cost.

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A group of regional leaders is voicing its concern about the SIU Board of Trustees consideration of a fund shift between the Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses.

Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry organized the gathering Wednesday at the Civic Center.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn about budget and enrollment concerns:


SIU President Randy Dunn talks with InFocus Host Jennifer Fuller about the status of the SIUC reorganization proposal, as well as next month's hearings in the Illinois Legislature on budget requests.

An investigation into hiring at SIU Carbondale is being elevated to the Illinois Office of the Executive Inspector General.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn about the effects of the first year of the Trump Administration.

SIU Carbondale's proposed reorganization faced stiff opposition at last week's Board of Trustees Meeting. In this edition of WSIU InFocus, System President Randy Dunn talks about what comes next.

SIU President Randy Dunn talks with WSIU's Brad Palmer about his thoughts on the progress of SIU-Carbondale Chancellor Carlo Montemagno's academic reorganization plan and the kickoff of Illinois' Bicentennial celebration this weekend.

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SIU, the City of Carbondale and VFW Post 2605 held a joint Veterans Day ceremony Friday at the Veterans Memorial Plaza in Carbondale.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller speaks with SIU President Randy Dunn about the proposed SIUC Campus Reorganization Plan, and his "Great Schools/SI" initiative.

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SIU President Randy Dunn says there are challenges ahead – but he has big plans for the system.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn about new federal guidelines regarding sexual assault on college campuses, as well as calls to centralize higher education in Illinois.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn about the August 21 Solar Eclipse, along with the start of the Fall 2017 Semester.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn about the first full state budget appropriation in two years, along with further financial sustainability planning for the Carbondale campus.

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SIU-Carbondale's new chancellor says he's ready to tackle the challenges faced by the University.

Carlos Montemagno will officially start his new job on August 15th. He met with the media Monday in Carbondale.

Southern Illinois University's president is serving as the Carbondale campus chancellor again.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn, less than a week before the end of the state's fiscal year. In this installment, the budget crisis and the ongoing search for a new SIUC Chancellor.

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.

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