SIU Today - April 23, 2015

Town Hall meetings set for May 6-7

SIU President Randy Dunn and members of the Chancellor’s Executive Planning and Budget Committee will host several town hall meetings with the campus community to discuss potential state budget cuts. More

Public forums schedule for chancellor finalists

Here is the public forum schedule for the remaining chancellor finalists. More

Seven earn Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards

SIU System President Randy Dunn will host a ceremony and reception on Monday, April 27, that honors seven members of the faculty and staff for superior scholarship, teaching and service. More

Ten projects receive Green Fund allocations

Educational kiosks, a shoe care station and a mushroom growing workshop are among the projects that will receive Green Fund awards this spring. More

University to host state science exposition

The university will play host to a bevy of budding young scientists next month during the Illinois Junior Academy of Science State Exposition. More

Faculty/Staff appreciation baseball game is Tuesday

All SIU Carbondale employees are invited to Itchy Jones Stadium on Tuesday, April 28, when the baseball Salukis host Illinois. Admission is free for all SIU employees. The first pitch is set for 6 p.m. In addition, it is “Two Dollar Tuesday,” where fans can buy $2 tickets, $2 hot dogs or $2 sodas. For more information, call 877-Salukis (877-725-8547) or visit

Community paddling event set for May 2

“Breaking the Surface,” a free community paddling event, is coming to the Touch of Nature Environmental Center on May 2. More

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