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Bringing a university presence to the downtown area has been under discussion for years.  But the latest concept dwarfs what has been on the drawing board previously. 

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with incoming SIU President Dan Mahony. 

SIU System Has A New President.

Dec 5, 2019
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The SIU Board of Trustees, meeting at the Carbondale Campus on Thursday,  voted to appoint Daniel Mahony as the next President of the SIU System.

At a news conference on Thursday,  Mahony said that declining enrollment, while a big issue at SIU, is common at  90 percent of Universities all across the United States, and that he would make it a top priority.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with the SIU Board of Trustees' 2019 Diversity Lecturer, Charles Neblett.

SIU Trustees appear split on how - and when - to change the way state funding is divided between the Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses.

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A six-figure gift to the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute will help get more college students involved in public service.

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SIU's Board of Trustees will vote Thursday on the appointment of a new system president.

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A new publication, which bills itself as a leading resource for information on higher education in the U.S., calls SIU-Carbondale a hidden gem.

College Gazette places SIU-C at number eight in its "10 Best Hidden Gem Public Universities in the U.S."

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SIU Director of Athletics Liz Jarnigan has been named to a committee to assist the U.S. Olympic Committee and the national governing bodies in developing NCAA student-athletes.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Professors Mickey Latour and Jay Needham, chairs of the Faculty Senate Governance Committee, about their work on a campus survey and a town hall meeting to discuss future options.

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After the 2019 State of the University Address, Interim SIUC Chancellor John Dunn talks about goals, challenges, and expectations for the future.

A water main break is disrupting some buildings on the SIU-Carbondale campus.

Campus Group To Hold Veterans Day Vigil

Nov 6, 2019

SIH Is Becoming A Level 2 Trauma Center Monday

Nov 1, 2019
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SIH Memorial Hospital of Carbondale is getting a new classification status.

Monday morning SIH Memorial Hospital of Carbondale will begin to operate as a Level 2 Trauma Center.

SIH Is Becoming A Level 2 Trauma Center Monday

Nov 1, 2019
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SIH Memorial Hospital of Carbondale is getting a new classification status.

Monday morning SIH Memorial Hospital of Carbondale will begin to operate as a Level 2 Trauma Center.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Professor Denise Ward Brown of Washington University. She visited campuses across the SIU System as a part of the 2019 SIU Diversity Series, and talked about her film, "Never Been A Time."

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU Alumni Association Executive Director Kathy Dillard about the opening of the new SIU Alumni Center, in Woody Hall on the SIUC Campus.

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Officials with the SIU Alumni Association and other school officials broke ground Thursday on the Saluki Alumni Plaza on the Carbondale campus.

SIU-C Interim Chancellor John Dunn says it's significant this is occurring during the University's 150th anniversary celebration.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIUC Student Trustee Brione Lockett about his Campus Conversations series.

About a mile away from Northern Illinois University’s campus in DeKalb, a nice 2-story house on the corner of Woodlawn Drive is vacant. The only sign of wear in sight is on a small metal sign in the freshly cut yard where the address is slowly rusting away. 

Built in 1955, this house has been home to the presidents of NIU. But, when Dr. Lisa Freeman was hired last year, she already had a home in DeKalb.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Kurt Przybilla, the 2019 SIU University Honors Program Glassman Lecturer, about drawing inspiration from R. Buckminster Fuller, and how he inspires others.

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Interim SIUC Chancellor John Dunn talks with WSIU's Jennifer Fuller about the search for his successor, along with other leadership priorities for the SIU Carbondale campus.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIUC College of Business Dean Terry Clark about the upcoming 2019 Technology and Innovation Expo.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Animal Scientist Temple Grandin, ahead of her lecture with the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at SIU Carbondale.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Nathan Bonner and Mona Miller about SIU's SalukiCon 2019.

In addition to the weekend schedule, preview events are scheduled ahead of SalukiCon - a "sword experience" with Highlander's Adrian Paul, and a screening of "Army of Darkness." Schedule and full information are at salukicon.siu.edu.

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Carbondale, IL – WSIU is pleased to announce Harriet Furst Simon as the new individual recipient of the monthly ‘Good Neighbor’ award as a part of WSIU’s One Region, All Neighbors initiative. Inspired by Fred Rogers, the campaign recognizes people who exemplify kindness and compassion and make a positive impact in their communities.

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Around 900 high school students from the region were on the SIU-Carbondale campus Wednesday.

They were getting a taste of college life as part of SIU Day. Law School student Emily Mirabella led one of the groups.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with SIU Debate Director Todd Graham, along with SIU Interim Communication Studies Chair Sandy Pensoneau-Conway about the 2019 Constitution Day Debate: "Impeach Trump?"

SIU Trustees say they're making progress on numerous initiatives, and hope to see more progress in the coming months.

Southern Illinois University opens a two-day Veterans Summit Thursday in Mount Vernon.

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