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SIU employees will get a pay raise, and the university's Board of Trustees unanimously approved a formal budget during Thursday's meeting in Edwardsville.

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Faculty and staff at SIU Edwardsville say they no longer have confidence in the university's board of trustees - and are asking the Illinois General Assembly to put pressure on the board when it comes to distributing state funds.

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State lawmakers say hours of testimony Monday on the SIU Carbondale campus will help as the group shapes the future of higher education funding in Illinois.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller speaks with Illinois House Higher Education Committee Chair Chris Welch about upcoming meetings on the SIU Carbondale and SIU Edwardsville campuses.

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The SIU-Carbondale Faculty Senate says the system needs new leadership.

The group Tuesday issued a no-confidence vote in SIU President Randy Dunn.

Faculty Senate President Jonathan Bean says the organization wanted to make a strong statement to the community and the Board of Trustees.

SIU's President says he stands by his decisions when it comes to a funding reallocation between the system's Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses.

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An SIU Trustee is calling for President Randy Dunn to resign, in light of documents made public this week.

Nearly two-thousand pages of documents from the SIU Board of Trustees show a sharp division between the Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses, particularly when it comes to funding.

SIU Trustees have come out in opposition to a series of bills that would change how the school is structured and governed, but the conflict between campuses isn't over.

When SIU Trustees meet in Special Session Wednesday, their agenda doesn't include one of the biggest issues currently facing the system: What to do about funding allocations between the Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses.

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.


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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.

Legislation that would separate SIU Carbondale and SIU Edwardsville has passed out of a House Committee.

SIU Carbondale won't have to give up five million dollars in state funding to its sister campus next year, but many say the time is coming for a funding reallocation.

A constituency group at SIU-Carbondale is fighting back against a proposal to change the allocation of state funding between the Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses.

The executive council of the SIU-C Faculty Senate has sent a letter to the SIU Board of Trustees urging members to deny a plan that would give SIU-Edwardsville an additional five-million dollars for Fiscal Year 2019.