SIU Today - March 09, 2017

Provost Fellow Program deadline is April 14 

The Provost Fellow Program provides part-time academic leadership experience and skill development to a member of the faculty who has an interest in academic administration. The selected faculty member will engage in regular operations and activities of the Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. More

Still time to register for ‘The Big Event’ 

Registration for faculty, staff and students to volunteer for the largest one-day service project in the university’s history – the inaugural “The Big Event: A Saluki Day of Service” on April 1, closes on March 17. More

21st annual ‘Celebrate Women’ event is March 30 

The 21st annual “Celebrate Women: Honoring Inclusive Excellence” event – a time to celebrate the contributions of women to university life and raise funds for scholarships – is from 4:30 to 7 p.m., March 30, in Morris Library. More

Office of Equity and Compliance sponsors training sessions 

The Office of Equity and Compliance will be sponsoring three open-campus training sessions later this month. All sessions are in Morris Library combination rooms 752 and 754. More

March ‘Illinois Ethics Matters’ newsletter available 

The monthly Illinois Ethics Matters newsletter for March is available here. The Office of Executive Inspector General for the agencies of the Illinois governor publishes the newsletter as a way to stay abreast of current issues relating to ethical matters. The university’s Ethics Office website is at The website contains information regarding how to file a complaint and the relevant contact information, as well as many other resources.

Big Muddy New Play Festival is March 23-26 

A play about a misfit caveman headlines the Big Muddy New Play Festival, which features new plays as productions and readings. More

Career Services seeking volunteers for mock interviews 

Career Services is seeking faculty, staff and outside professionals to conduct mock interviews with students during a “Speed Interview Session” later this month. More

SIU Today will take a break 

SIU Today will not publish on Monday, March 13, as the university is closed. SIU Today will resume on Thursday, March 16.

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