|From the Chancellor|
This summer, students are extending their learning experiences through internships and study abroad.
SIU Today - May 31, 2018
Andrew K. Balkansky, associate dean for students and curricular affairs in the College of Liberal Arts, is acting in the capacity of the college’s interim dean. The SIU Board of Trustees will consider Balkansky’s nomination for appointment as interim dean at its July 12 meeting at the SIU School of Medicine in Springfield. Balkansky’s current status was effective May 29.
The university earned national recognition last week when Forbes released its annual rankings of “America’s Best Employers” and “America’s Best Midsize Employers” for 2018.
The 14th annual Southern Illinois Music Festival runs through June 10 and offers musical presentations across the region that fit young and old audiences alike.
Due to this week’s inclement weather, Saluki Drive will be partially closed for brief intervals starting Monday through June 20 for repaving. During the project, Lot 18, the circle parking lot directly south of the SIU Arena, will be accessible from a small service drive near the east end of Saluki Drive. Please make arrangements to enter campus from another entrance during this time.
In a special production for young audiences, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s McLeod Summer Playhouse is highlighting “The Jungle Book” with several performances in the coming weeks.
Students of Southern Illinois University Carbondale will soon be able to ride Saluki Express to St. Louis, Evansville, Indiana, and numerous new local destinations at no additional cost.
The State Employees Group Insurance Program Benefit Choice open enrollment period continues through today, May 31, for all eligible employees.