SIU Today - September 22, 2016

Lewin to serve as interim associate chancellor for diversity

Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell today (Sept. 22) announced the appointment of Elizabeth Lewin to serve as interim associate chancellor for diversity. More

‘MyBenefits Marketplace’ begins Oct. 1 

During the Benefit Choice period this past May, Human Resources announced that Central Management Services (CMS) planned the launch of a new web-based online benefits system.  The State of Illinois has partnered with Morneau Shepell to offer the online enrollment system for State insurance benefits for both new and existing employees.  The planned launch date is Sept. 30.  More

State of the University Address available online 

Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell delivered his State of the University Address on Wednesday, Sept. 21. The address is now available online.

Forums set for MCMA interim dean candidates

Two candidates for interim dean of the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts will meet with constituents in forums next week. More

Vandeveer Chair Public Lecture set for Sept. 29 

Todd Sandler, professor of economics and political economy at the University of Texas at Dallas, will examine terrorism through a statistical lens, using mathematics and statistical inference to enhance his political economy approach to understanding what happens after an act of terrorism. More

Chancellor will speak at Annuitants fall meeting 

All university employees and retirees are invited to attend the fall meeting of the SIUC Annuitants Association fall meeting, Friday, Sept. 30, at the Dunn-Richmond Economic Development Center. More

Library to host Banned Books Week events 

Morris Library is hosting two special events in recognition of The American Library’s Association’s annual Banned Books Week, which is Sept. 25-Oct. 1. The events mark the library’s dedication to protecting intellectual freedom and First Amendment rights. More

Artists Tim Berg, Rebekah Myers to visit campus 

Collaborative artists Tim Berg and Rebekah Myers will visit the School of Art and Design on Sept. 26. More

‘Finding Dory’ is at Saluki Stadium Friday night 

Disney’s “Finding Dory” will be shown Friday, Sept. 23, on the Saluki Stadium field. More

Center helps with development of ‘Credential Registry’

The Center for Workforce Development, together with George Washington University’s Institute of Public Policy Workcred, an affiliate of the American National Standards Institute, is leading the national Credential Transparency Initiative. More

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