SIU Today - May 30, 2019

Forever SIU campaign exceeds $75 million goal

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s student-focused Forever SIU campaign has surpassed its $75 million goal with seven months to go. Full story

Flying Salukis celebrate the past and soar toward the future

Mention the phrase “Flying Salukis” and there can be only one image. Full story

Kinsel named interim vice chancellor for research

Gary R. Kinsel, a professor of analytical chemistry in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is the university’s new interim vice chancellor for research. His appointment was approved by the university’s Board of Trustees on May 16. Full story

Clearing the Clouds campaign addresses vaping at SIU

It turns out that what you don’t know about vaping can hurt you. That’s the conclusion health officials on campus reached after conducting a student survey. Full story

Constituent relations management software forum is June 19

A forum to introduce faculty, staff and the campus community to preview Technolutions Slate, a complete and robust recruitment, admissions constituent relationship management (CRM) solution, is next month. Full story

Career Development Center now handling all types of student employment

The university’s Career Development Center is the one-stop location for all types of student employment. The Student Employment Office (SEO) is now housed within the Career Development Center, in the Student Services Building, Suite 110. Full story

Engineering students to test mettle during national steel bridge competition at SIU

Engineering faculty and students are working hard to make the upcoming Student Steel Bridge Competition national finals that start Friday on campus a huge success. Full story

‘Illinois Ethics Matters’ newsletter available

The monthly Illinois Ethics Matters newsletter for May 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.

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