SIU Today - August 22, 2019

From the Chancellor

Attracting a new generation of Salukis

The question I get asked most frequently: What exactly are we doing to attract more students to SIU?

Leading the Pack: Kevin Boucher gives a ‘very unique one-on-one’ experience to volunteers, audience

For Kevin Boucher, the attention to detail and care that he provides to WSIU Radio listeners with his various new reports also shines through in coordinating the station’s Southern Illinois Radio Information Service (SIRIS) operations.

Title IX, VAWA and Clery Act course reminder  

All faculty, staff and student employees should have received an email from Workplace Answers eLearning indicating that they have been registered by the university to complete “Preventing Discrimination and Sexual Violence: Title IX, VAWA, and Clery Act for Illinois Faculty and Staff.” 

Take the '150 Challenge'

Faculty, staff and students are invited to get creative and show Saluki Pride as the university celebrates its 150th anniversary.

Free workshop looks at ways to support pollinators in cities and towns 

Local outdoors and environmental enthusiasts, gardeners and others are invited to learn more about how to support pollinators during a free workshop on campus Wednesday.

‘Illinois Ethics Matters’ newsletter available 

The monthly Illinois Ethics Matters newsletter for August 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.

Discover book treasures at the SIU Press Homecoming Book Sale Oct. 17-18 

A wide variety of new and gently used books will be available at greatly discounted prices during the Southern Illinois University Press Homecoming Book Sale.

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