SIU Today - January 06, 2020

Creativity, scholarship are key to University Museum’s mission 

Nestled in a corner of Faner Hall, University Museum’s mission since 1874 has been making creativity and scholarship visible to the Southern Illinois region.

Forever SIU Campaign extended after surpassing $90 million 

A three-year fundraising campaign for Southern Illinois University Carbondale will be extended after raising $90 million, surpassing its goal of $75 million.

Camille Davidson chosen as SIU School of Law dean

Camille M. Davidson, a former professor and associate dean for academic affairs and faculty development at Charlotte School of Law, will become the next dean of the Southern Illinois University School of Law.

Green Fund workshops set for this semester

Beginning Tuesday, the Sustainability Council will be hosting a series of workshops this semester to give faculty, staff and students an opportunity to learn more about the Green Fund proposal process.

Fiscal year 2021 holiday schedule 

The following is the official schedule of university holidays recognized for the 2021 fiscal year, which begins July 1, 2020.

‘Illinois Ethics Matters’ newsletter available 

The monthly Illinois Ethics Matters newsletter for December 2019 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

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