WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIUC Chancellor Rita Cheng about the upcoming academic year.


Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Southern Illinois University's credit rating.


With Southern Illinois University Carbondale students arriving back on campus and fall classes starting on August 19th, the City of Carbondale will be offering additional services to the public.

SIU President Glenn Poshard to Retire

Jul 25, 2013

SIU President Glenn Poshard will step down from his post next summer. The long-time administrator says it's time for him to slow down, and he's ready for the next chapter in his life.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale has hired a new Chief of Marketing and Communications.


Southern Illinois University Trustees will be taking a look at the President's contract at their meeting in Carbondale this week.

WSIU Radio's Jennifer Fuller interviews SIU President Glenn Poshard.

An SIU School of Medicine researcher is hoping a national grant will help push her study of hearing loss into the next stage.


Former Saluki and Hammer Throw Gold Medalist Jeneva McCall finished 8th in the Shot Put Thursday at the World University Games in Russia.

A national physicians group is asking the US Department of Agriculture to look into plans by the SIU School of Medicine to use live pigs in training doctors.


Southern Illinois residents are in for a treat next week when a famous WW II aircraft will find its way to the area.

WSIU Radio's Jennifer Fuller interviews SIUC Chancellor Rita Cheng.

An SIU-Carbondale student has filed a lawsuit alleging wrongdoing in the election for student representation on the SIU Board of Trustees.

WSIU Radio's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Glenn Poshard.

A weekend crash just west of the SIU Carbondale campus killed one student and sent five other people to the hospital.


Southern Illinois University Carbondale Chancellor Rita Cheng joins WSIU Radio's Jeff Williams for this edition of Morning Conversation.

Chancellor Cheng discusses the current budget situation as well as some organizational changes in Research and the Graduate School,  some new summer initiatives, and enrollment.

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A State Auditor General's report shows there are some missing computers at Southern Illinois University.

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An SIU researcher is turning to a relatively new funding tool to help pay for one of his projects.

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As federal and state funding sources grow scarce, an SIU researcher is hoping crowdfunding may help bridge the gap.

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Former Southern Illinois University Women's Basketball Coach Missy Tiber is headed south, to head the University of North Alabama's Women's Basketball program.

SIU President Glenn Poshard says the university will see level funding as a result of the state budget lawmakers approved  Friday.

Children will descend on Carbondale next month, hoping to hone their skills when it comes to Architecture. WSIU Radio’s Jennifer Fuller talked with SIU Professor Jon Davey about his program – which is celebrating 25 years this year.

More information on the Kid Architecture camps can be found at SIU's Department of Continuing Education

SIU's President is transferring more than $50,000 to The Daily Egyptian, in an effort to keep the student newspaper running for the short term.


WSIU Radio's Jennifer Fuller interviews SIU President Glenn Poshard.

In this month's episode:
- University leaders agree to cost-shift plan in Illinois legislature
- Illinois budget spells further cuts to higher education
- SIU tuition rate gap


WSIU Radio's Jennifer Fuller interviews SIUC Chancellor Rita Cheng.


More than 3,600 students will take part in Southern Illinois University Carbondale's Spring Commencement.

SIU's Board of Trustees has approved a three percent increase in tuition for SIU-C beginning fall 2013.

Trustees are meeting Thursday on the SIU Carbondale campus.  Administrators had proposed a 5% increase for SIUC.  Earlier this spring, Chancellor Rita Cheng said even at five percent the increase likely would not off-set a lower appropriation from the state in FY 2014. At the time, Cheng said further reorganization of the Carbondale campus might be needed to make up the gap.


Governor Pat Quinn has named two new SIU Trustees, and that pleases at least one Illinois lawmaker who's been keeping a close watch on things.


The FBI is asking for the public’s help in the case involving threats against SIU-Carbondale last fall.