SIU Today - September 12, 2019

Chancellor search to launch

SIU Board of Trustees Chair J. Phil Gilbert has announced the launch of a search for a new chancellor for the Carbondale campus.

Get outside to help SIU win the AORE Campus Challenge 

The university has taken on a new challenge for 2019 and you’re invited to be part of this national “Mother Nature-meets March-Madness contest.”

Research and Creativity Recruitment Expo set for Oct. 2

Faculty and students are invited to participate in the inaugural Research and Creativity Recruitment Expo next month in the Student Center.

‘T. Rexes’ to take part in ‘Dino Dash’ at Saluki football game halftime Saturday night 

A showdown for honor, pride and bragging rights will take place at halftime of the Saluki’s home football game against UT-Martin Saturday night in Saluki Stadium.

Trump impeachment debate, voting rights discussion highlight Constitution Day events 

A debate over whether President Donald Trump should be impeached and an examination of the 19th amendment and voting rights today highlight Constitution Day activities on Tuesday. 

SURS general retirement session is Oct. 16

University employees may participate in the upcoming State Universities Retirement System (SURS) general retirement session on Oct. 16. This presentation is for all SURS Tier I and Tier 2 participants.

Buy a special 150th anniversary ID for homecoming, festivities kick off Oct. 17 

As the university celebrates its 150th anniversary, plans are underway for a big homecoming celebration Oct. 14-19. Plan to arrive on campus early to make the most of the exciting weekend.

Visiting artist program features letterpress artist Amos Paul Kennedy Jr.

Amos Paul Kennedy Jr., who quit his job as a systems analyst with AT&T and became well-known for his political and social commentary as a printer, book artist and papermaker, presents a lecture on campus tonight.

‘Illinois Ethics Matters’ newsletter available 

The monthly Illinois Ethics Matters newsletter for September 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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