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December 8, 2016

SIU Board approves contract extension for Dunn - CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees today (Dec. 8) extended the employment contract of President Randy Dunn through June 30, 2022.

December 8, 2016

Busy hoops weekend ahead - The men’s and women’s Saluki basketball teams host three games at the SIU Arena starting Friday, Dec. 9.

December 5, 2016

SalukiNet available for entering grades - With the end of the semester approaching, the Office of Information Technology wants to make sure that faculty members know how to access the areas in SalukiNet used to enter grades.

December 5, 2016

Comparato named Provost Faculty Fellow - Scott A. Comparato, associate professor of political science in the College of Liberal Arts, will be the Provost Faculty Fellow for the spring 2017 semester.

December 5, 2016

Reminder: Prepare for Inclement Weather - Faculty and staff should take two important steps to prepare for inclement weather: review the campus policy and ensure that the university has your accurate cell phone number if you want to receive emergency text alerts.

December 5, 2016

SIU Family Medicine-Carbondale earns national recognition - The Southern Illinois University Family and Community Medicine program in Carbondale has received highest recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home, praised for its dedication to quality care and care coordination. This is the third recognition the Carbondale program has received from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health-care quality.

December 5, 2016

Media Advisory -- Community Service Project - Children from Rainbow’s End Child Development Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale are taking part in a two-phase community service project and reporters, photographers and news crews are welcome to cover their efforts to make the holiday season happier for local veterans.

December 2, 2016

Aviation students earn scholarships - Ten students enrolled in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s nationally recognized aviation programs received scholarships during the recent fall aviation banquet.

December 2, 2016

Concert to feature ‘carols old and new’ - It is music to chase away the Grinch. Or anyway, that’s Susan Davenport’s theory about the upcoming Southern Illinois University Carbondale Concert Choir and Choral Union concert at Shryock Auditorium.

December 1, 2016

Supplemental retirement plans universal availability notice - This notice contains some general information related to university’s Supplemental Retirement 403(b) Plan and the State of Illinois’ 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan. The plans are a supplement to the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) pension.

December 1, 2016

Reminder on holiday gifts and the Ethics Act - As the holiday season approaches, it is important to be mindful of the requirements of the Gift Ban Act. Please remember there is no question - or gift - too small to ask about. The associate general counsel of the Office of the Governor has recently provided new guidance on the Gift Ban Act.

December 1, 2016

New Student Programs seeking flash drive content - A content request form is available for departments and units on campus interested in submitting information for flash drives that incoming first-year and transfer students for 2017 New Student Orientation programs will receive. The deadline to complete the registration form is Wednesday, Dec. 7.

November 30, 2016

Education college plans showcase of faculty work - Research, community service, education and much more take place each day in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s College of Education and Human Services, and the public can get a quick snapshot of these activities during a special event.

November 28, 2016

New overtime rules on hold - The U.S. Department of Labor’s new overtime rules, scheduled to go into effect Dec. 1, have been put on hold. The rules, which have been delayed by a preliminary court injunction, would affect some SIU Civil Service and Administrative Professional employees based upon their salaries and responsibilities.

November 28, 2016

University will honor 123 retiring employees - Southern Illinois University Carbondale Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell will recognize 123 employees for their service to the university in a ceremony and reception Friday, Dec. 2, in the Student Center Ballroom D.

November 28, 2016

Employees will be honored for service, commitment - Southern Illinois University Carbondale Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell will recognize 358 employees for their service to the university in a ceremony and reception Friday, Dec. 2, in Student Center Ballroom D.