SIU Today - October 19, 2017

Open forum is today 

Chancellor Carlo Montemagno will hold an open forum today, Thursday, Oct. 19, to discuss the reemergence of SIU. The forum will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Student Center Auditorium. Community members, faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend.

View this month’s ‘Saluki Watch Dawg’

The Department of Public Safety’s October 2017 issue of the ‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ is available.

This month’s edition includes the department’s annual security and fire safety report, auto burglary prevention tips, Safety Awareness Facts and Education (SAFE) information and SIU Safe Walk information.

‘Illinois Ethics Matters’ newsletter available 

The monthly Illinois Ethics Matters newsletters for October 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.

Ryan, Sambursky to speak at Emeritus Faculty Lecture 

Two members of the SIU Board of Trustees will be guest speakers at the Emeritus Faculty Lecture on Nov. 1.  More

SURS election nomination packets available 

Candidate packets and petition forms for the April 2018 State Universities Retirement System (SURS) trustee elections are available. Two active board member terms and one annuitant (retired) board member term expires in June 2018 on the 11-member board. Additional election information is available here.

SIU alumnus, filmmaker returns to campus this week 

A 2001 alumnus of the Radio, Television, and Digital Media program is returning to campus this week for workshops with students and the public. More

Conley, Wilson reign over homecoming festivities

Homecoming 2017 festivities drew large crowds on Oct. 14 as alumnus and NBA All-Star Walt “Clyde” Frazier served as grand marshal for “The Saluki Odyssey: Heroes, Myths and Traditions.” More

Cybersecurity session to look at protecting sensitive data

Information Technology hosts a discussion on ways to protect sensitive data on Tuesday, Oct. 24, in Morris Library. More

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