SIU Today - January 07, 2019

Deadline for Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards is Feb. 8

The deadline to nominate an inspiring faculty or staff member for an Excellence Award is 4:30 p.m., Feb. 8. Details are available on the Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards website. Full story

Chancellor’s Planning and Budget Advisory Council meets 

The Chancellor’s Planning and Budget Advisory Council met Dec. 10 and discussed a summary of the university’s income and expenses over the last five years; the fiscal year 2020 tuition and fee proposal; and updates on state budget issues and planning. Jennifer DeHaemers, associate chancellor for enrollment management, also discussed recruitment and retention. A summary of the meeting is available online.

‘Illinois Ethics Matters’ newsletter available 

The monthly Illinois Ethics Matters newsletter for December is available. The Office of Executive Inspector General publishes the newsletter to allow state employees to stay informed of current issues relating to ethics. The SIU System Ethics Office website is at The website contains information regarding how to file a complaint, relevant contact information, and many other resources.

Recreation Center offers two triathlon events in early 2019

The Student Recreation Center is offering two unique biking, swimming and running experiences to kick off 2019. Full story

Discover how to start a business at SIU’s Small Business Development Center workshops 

The Small Business Development Center is hosting six workshops this spring on starting or expanding your own business, with the first workshop on Wednesday. Full story

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