SIU Today - September 18, 2017

Walt Frazier returns to highlight ‘Heroes, Myths and Traditions’ homecoming

Walt “Clyde” Frazier, one of the university’s legendary alumni, returns to campus next month as “Heroes, Myths and Traditions” are celebrated during Homecoming 2017 festivities, Oct. 8-15. More

Behan appointed acting law school dean

Christopher Behan, associate dean for academic affairs in the School of Law, will serve as acting dean of the school following an announcement by Cynthia Fountaine that she was stepping down effective Sept. 15.  Behan will serve in an acting capacity until the process for naming an interim dean is completed in accordance with the school’s operating paper.  More

‘Illinois Ethics Matters’ newsletter available

The monthly Illinois Ethics Matters newsletters for September is available. 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.

Breast cancer awareness month events set

A murder mystery dinner, a human pink ribbon and an assortment of other special activities will mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month and raise funds for student scholarships this fall. More

‘Veterans Small Business Roadshow’ coming to campus

The Veterans Small Business Roadshow, an event especially for veterans and military personnel who are interested in starting a new business, or improving or expanding an existing business, is coming to campus. More

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