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Southern Illinois University Carbondale is hosting a vigil Friday evening in memory of Chancellor Carlo Montemagno.

News of SIUC Chancellor Carlo Montemagno's death spread quickly Thursday, and leaders say he'll be remembered as a tireless leader for the school.

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale Chancellor Carlo Montemagno has died.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIUC Chancellor Carlo Montemagno. 

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Documents show the former SIU system president might have hindered student recruitment efforts for the Carbondale campus by not approving a mailing list purchase.

The Southern Illinoisan reports emails show then-President Randy Dunn didn't take action during his final two months in office on spending $499,000 to buy contact information for students who've taken the SAT, ACT and other standardized tests.

Dunn resigned in July after criticism over his proposal to shift $5 million in state funding from the Carbondale campus to Edwardsville.

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Researchers from the U.S., Canada and France are sharing the Nobel Prize for Physics.

Their work involves methods to create ultra-fast laser pulses.

Former ACLU President, Nadine Strossen spoke at the SIU School of Law on Wednesday about the importance of freedom of speech. 
 
Strossen says she has supported that freedom, even when the speech was not popular.

SIU-C Ready for LGBTQ Month

Sep 28, 2018

SIU is celebrating LGBTQ History Month this October with several events. The pride walk is October 1st at noon and will begin at the Student Center main entrance.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SalukiCon 2018 Committee members Jeff Punske and Nathan Bonner:

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The annual Southern Illinois Metalsmiths Society is holding their annual Conference and Art Auction.

Among the events, a public demonstration by reknown metalsmith Rachel David.  Rachel's presentation will be held Friday September 28th, 2018  and Saturday September  29th 2018 in the Pulliam Ironshop.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Ronald Keaton about his performance of "Churchill," a part of SIUC's University Honors Program Michael and Nancy Glassman lecture series.

Keaton's performance is free and open to the public at Shryock Auditorium at 7:00pm.

A federal judge has refused to grant class-action status to a lawsuit alleging wage discrimination against female doctors at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

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.

SIU Trustees will consider pay raises for system employees at their meeting Thursday in Edwardsville.

Predictions of a notable shift in enrollment in the Southern Illinois University system have come true this fall.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIUC Associate Chancellor for Enrollment Management, Jennifer DeHaemers, about expectations for on-campus enrollment in the current academic year, along with projections for the future.

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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.

It'll be several months before SIU Trustees settle on a new President for the system.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIUC Chancellor Carlo Montemagno, with updates on reorganization, enrollment, recruitment and retention, and more.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Dr. J. Kevin Dorsey, SIU's new Interim President.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Mayor Mike Henry and City Manager Gary Williams about how Carbondale is preparing for SIUC students' return, as well as how things are changing in the town/gown relationship.

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An employee at SIU-Carbondale presented his comprehensive plan to increase enrollment at a public meeting this week.

Paralegal Studies interim director Daniel Silver says his five-point plan could bring in more students quickly and help keep them on campus.

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A longtime SIU School of Law faculty member is the new interim dean.

Cindy Buys begins her interim tenure of the Law School Monday.

Centerstone is teaming up with nine community partners to try to improve the mental health of children and communities in southern Illinois.

A 200-thousand dollar planning grant from the Illinois Children's Healthcare Foundation will help develop a plan for at-risk kids in Jackson, Williamson, Franklin and Perry Counties.

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The SIU Board of Trustees met Monday in Edwardsville to vote on a separation agreement with SIU System President Randy Dunn and to appoint an Interim President. 

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SIU Trustees will meet in special session Monday to vote on a separation agreement for System President Randy Dunn.

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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.

Carbondale's mayor says he's disappointed in SIU President Randy Dunn - and is continuing his push to keep the university system together.

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