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December 12, 2019

Media Availability - SIU Carbondale to announce test-optional admissions - Southern Illinois University Carbondale leaders will be available to meet with reporters at 11 a.m. Friday, December 13, to unveil a new initiative to admit students without requiring submission of ACT and SAT test scores. Chancellor John M. Dunn, Provost and Vice Chancellor Meera Komarraju, and Associate Chancellor for Enrollment Management Jennifer DeHaemers will be available to outline the program and respond to questions.

December 12, 2019

Help SIU save energy costs over winter break - In an effort to control campus energy costs, Plant and Service Operations asks employees to help conserve energy by following some simple suggestions before leaving campus for the holiday break:

December 11, 2019

Media Advisory – Fall 2019 Commencement Ceremony - Reporters, photographers and news crews are welcome to cover commencement ceremonies Saturday at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. More than 1,100 professional, graduate and undergraduate students are candidates for degrees.

December 9, 2019

Planned internet outage on campus set for Dec. 27 - On December 27, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) has scheduled a 20-hour window for major network maintenance. Network access will be sporadic throughout the day, with some areas affected longer than others.

December 9, 2019

SIU Carbondale chancellor search underway - The advisory committee leading a search for the next chancellor of Southern Illinois University Carbondale is soliciting applications and nominations for the position. Materials should be submitted by Dec. 31 to ensure the committee’s full consideration.

December 5, 2019

New Arts Jazztet will perform Sunday - New Arts Jazztet, a Southern Illinois jazz group comprised of SIU faculty, will perform at Jazz Vespers, an evening prayer service, at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 1501 W. Chautauqua St., Carbondale, at 5 p.m. on Sunday.

December 5, 2019

Trustees make appointments, receive enrollment update - The SIU Board of Trustees today (Dec. 5) approved Daniel F. Mahony as Southern Illinois University System president. He will begin his duties March 1. In addition, the board approved Meera Komarraju’s appointment as SIU Carbondale’s provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.

December 3, 2019

Daniel F. Mahony Selected to Lead Southern Illinois University System - Daniel F. Mahony, president of Winthrop University in South Carolina, has been selected to serve as president of the Southern Illinois University System. The SIU Board of Trustees will vote on his appointment during its December 5 meeting on the system’s Carbondale campus.

November 25, 2019

REACH Awards competition opens this week - The 2020-2021 Research-Enriched Academic Challenge (REACH) award competition closes Jan. 31 for full-time SIU Carbondale undergraduate students. Students with a GPA of 2.8 or higher are eligible to compete.

November 25, 2019

New Arts Jazztet to help kick off the holidays - The New Arts Jazztet and jazz vocalist Eden Atwood will bring in the holiday season with “The New Arts Jazztet does Christmas” in the renovated Balcony at The Varsity Center on Dec. 2.

November 25, 2019

Supplemental Retirement Plans Universal Availability Notice - This notice contains some general information related to SIUC’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.

November 21, 2019

W-2 forms will be available online through HRSS - All university employees have the ability to view and print their W-2 form through Human Resources Self Service – the same platform that employees already visit to view their paystubs. This service, available to faculty, A/P and civil service staff, graduate and undergraduate assistants and students, allows employees to receive their W-2 form as soon as it is available without waiting for mail delivery.