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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.

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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