SIU President Randy Dunn says the stopgap funding plan doesn't include everything he wanted, but it ensures the university will continue to successfully support its core academic programs and critical student services with fewer disruptions through the end of the year.
As two-time NCAA champion and American collegiate record holder DeAnna Price of SIU turns her attention to the U.S. Olympic Trials and qualifying for the Olympic Games this summer, she has been named a semi-finalist for the 2016 Bowerman Award.
SIU Carbondale's CEO says the state's budget impasse, along with some campus issues, are hurting the school's recruitment. WSIU's Jennifer Fuller reports.
Interim SIUC Chancellor Brad Colwell says the university will likely see a dip in on-campus enrollment this fall - and he blames the state budget impasse along with negative perceptions for the decline.
WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn about passage of SB2059, which gives Illinois colleges and universities some funding for FY2016, as well as allegations of racism on the SIU Carbondale campus.