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    CARBONDALE — SIU will spend between $125,000 and $140,000 to find its next president by April 2014, university board of trustees Chairman Randal Thomas said Wednesday afternoon.

      CARBONDALE — The search for SIU’s next president is beginning to take shape, as the university’s board of trustees have approved a plan to seek President Glenn Poshard’s replacement.

      2006: Glenn Poshard’s tenure as president becomes effective Jan. 1, 2006. His official inauguration ceremony is that September. First year as president is marked with a change in the Carbondale chancellor’s office, when Poshard fires Walter Wendler. Poshard hires Fernando Trevino to the post…

      CARBONDALE — A second-year law school student claims the spring election of an undergraduate student to the SIU Board of Trustees was illegal and is seeking to stop him from taking his seat in a Jackson County lawsuit filed Monday.

      SPRINGFIELD – Members of the Illinois Senate Thursday unanimously supported Gov. Pat Quinn’s nominees to oversee Southern Illinois University.

      SPRINGFIELD – The newest appointee to the Illinois State University board of trustees says Gov. Pat Quinn has not asked him to vote in any certain way when it comes to overseeing the 20,000-student institution.


      Controversy concerning appointments to the Southern Illinois University governing board generated statewide headlines over the last week. It also fueled fears of dysfunctional leadership linked to tension between some members of the Board of Trustees and SIU President Glenn Poshard.

      CARBONDALE — Gov. Pat Quinn’s removal of three SIU board of trustees members has angered several African-American groups.

      SPRINGFIELD — An Illinois senator who led the charge to dump three of Gov. Pat Quinn’s nominees for the SIU board of trustees now wants to change who can sit on the university’s governing board.

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