SIU Today - September 10, 2015

Brad Colwell to return to SIU Carbondale as interim chancellor

William Bradley Colwell, dean of the College of Education and Human Development at Bowling Green State University and former associate dean of the College of Education and Human Services, will return to SIU Carbondale Oct. 1 to serve as its interim chancellor. More

University jumps 36 spots in annual U.S. News rankings

SIU Carbondale moved up 36 spots – one of the largest jumps of any university – in U.S. News & World Reports Best Colleges Rankings for 2016, which were released on Wednesday. More

Dependent Eligibility Verification Audit to begin

The Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) is in the process of a Dependent Eligibility Verification Audit. More

Saluki Rookies applications available

Faculty and staff should be aware the application for 2015-16 Creative and Scholarly Saluki Rookies (CCSR) is available. The application deadline is Oct. 1. More

Writing Center is open for fall semester

Writing Center in Morris Library is open for the fall semester. More

Outdoor activities planned at Touch of Nature

Touch of Nature Environmental Center is offering several outdoor activities series this fall. More

SIRIS vintage record sale is this weekend

The eighth annual SIRIS Classic Vinyl & Media Sale will be at University Mall in Carbondale this weekend. More

Project offers help to parents of children with trisomy

Thanks to the work of Deborah Bruns, a professor in the Special Education program in the Department of Counseling and her student staff with the Tracking Rare Incidence Syndromes (TRIS) project, trisomy parents are learning more about who their children are, what the future holds, and how they can better advocate for their children. More

Dr. Jerry Kruse named School of Medicine dean

The SIU Board of Trustees meeting today (Sept. 10) in Edwardsville, approved the appointment of Dr. Jerry Kruse as dean and provost for Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. More

Movie Night features ‘Inside Out’

Movie Night at Saluki Stadium on Friday, Sept. 18, features the 2015 Disney film, “Inside Out.” The event is open to the community. Admission is free and gates open at 6:30 p.m.  More

‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ September issue is available

The Department of Public Safety’s September issue of the ‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ is available. This month’s edition includes tips on “situational awareness,” profiles speaker Sheri Poe, and offers suggestions for avoiding bicycle thefts and setting healthy boundaries. The newsletter is also available on the department’s website.

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