The SIU-Carbondale Faculty Association and the school's administration have reached a tentative deal on a new collective bargaining agreement.

The new contract will run through June 30th, 2018.


The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, will visit Southern Illinois University next week.


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.


A working session in Carbondale brought further information to SIU Trustees, ahead of decisions expected this week and in the months to come.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn about budget issues, and potential "sanctuary" status for the system's three campuses.

Housing will be a big topic of discussion for SIU Trustees as they meet in Carbondale this week.


WSIU's Jennifer Fuller interviews Interim SIUC Chancellor Brad Colwell.

Organizers of the Salukis SPEAK discussion series are calling the inaugural run a success.

Seven separate discussions were held during the fall semester on the SIU-Carbondale campus to encourage feedback between students, faculty, staff and administrators.


Healy Chapel in Aurora says the family of 20-year-old Alex Kierstead will receive friends from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, December 17th at New England Congregational Church in Aurora. The address is 406 W. Galena Blvd. Aurora, IL 60506.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller previews SIU's DaVinci Days with event Chair HD Motyl.

SIU Student Dies in Carbondale House Fire

Nov 23, 2016
House Fire
Daily Egyptian

Carbondale Police say an SIU student died in an early morning house fire.

City officials say the fire in the 700 block on West Freeman Street was reported at about 4:50am Wednesday.

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 Interim SIUC Chancellor Brad Colwell about budget projections and graduation rates for this episode of WSIU InFocus.

WTTW, Chicago Tonight

University leaders say they’re living with the uncertainty that’s come with more than a year without a full state budget – and still not sure what the future holds across Illinois.

WSIU InFocus: SIUC Campus Lake Reclamation

Oct 26, 2016
Jim Eagleston, WSIU

SIU's Campus Lake may finally be on the mend after over five years of suffering from toxic algae. WSIU's Erin Frey has the story.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn for his October InFocus segment.

Brad Palmer, WSIU Radio

The SIU system is taking a broad approach to its strategic plan moving forward as it waits for direction from the state.

A two-day course at SIU-Carbondale next month will allow drone operators to gain Federal Aviation Administration certification to operate unmanned aircraft systems.

SIU President Randy Dunn says the Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses will cover MAP grants for students for the spring 2017 semester.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU Women's Club member Fran Becque about the opportunities available through the group.

Randy Dunn

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU President Randy Dunn.

Jennifer Fuller, WSIU

Southern Illinois University Carbondale has challenges to address, but it's CEO says the campus has many strengths that will help it through difficult times.

SIUC Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell delivered his annual State of the University Address Wednesday, September 21, 2016.

You can listen to the entire address below:

You can find our link to the live stream HERE or watch below.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Paul Simon Public Policy Institute Director David Yepsen about campaign finance, ahead of a special seminar with the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform.

SIU Police are investigating a sexual assault on the Carbondale campus.

SIU's annual Constitution Day program will hit on a hot topic.

This year's event will focus on equal justice and the constitution.


WSIU's Jennifer Fuller interviews Interim SIUC Chancellor Brad Colwell.

Trueblood Dining Hall
Benjy Jeffords / WSIU

It’s almost fall and school is back in session.

Southern Illinois University – Carbondale has a lot of new faces that choose to come here because of specific programs to get their degree.

However some students chose SIU because of the food.

Overall enrollment at SIU's Carbondale campus is now below 16,000 students.

Officials at SIU-Carbondale say the project to remove sediment at Campus Lake is progressing.

Xylem, the company hired to reduce the water level of the lake, will be on site Thursday at 8:00 am.  In preparation, the Physical Plant will notch a section of the dam and install a box to hold the syphon piping in place during the dewatering of the lake.