SIUC http://news.stlpublicradio.org en SIU Board Tables Tuition Increase; Dunn Starts May 1 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/siu-board-tables-tuition-increase-dunn-starts-may-1 SIU's President is retiring sooner than expected. Glenn Poshard will step aside at the end of this month. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:42:10 +0000 Jennifer Fuller 35396 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org SIU Board Tables Tuition Increase; Dunn Starts May 1 SIUE Incoming Students To Pay More Next Year http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/siue-incoming-students-pay-more-next-year <p></p><p><em>Reporting from Jennifer Fuller, WSIU.</em></p><p>Incoming students at SIU Edwardsville will pay more next year. The SIU Board of Trustees approved a 5 percent tuition increase for next year's new students, which is a &nbsp;2 percent decrease over what administrators had proposed.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">SIUE Chancellor Julie </span>Furst-Bowe<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says they'll have to make due with what the Board has decided, but this choice will send her back to the drawing board.</span></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 20:23:45 +0000 WSIU 26246 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org SIUE Incoming Students To Pay More Next Year Abrupt Protest At SIU Trustees Meeting Leaves Group Without Chairperson http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/abrupt-protest-siu-trustees-meeting-leaves-group-without-chairperson <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Reporting from WSIU's Jennifer Fuller.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Southern Illinois University's embattled Board of Trustees tried to meet again Wednesday, but the meeting ended abruptly when two members walked out - before a chairperson could be elected.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">SIU </span>Edwardsville<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;student trustee David Hamilton made a motion to postpone the officer and committee chair nominations until a full board is seated.</span></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 22:35:37 +0000 WSIU 25102 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Abrupt Protest At SIU Trustees Meeting Leaves Group Without Chairperson Morning headlines: Friday, September 21, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-september-21-2012 <p><strong>Judge tosses lawsuit against Joyce Meyers Ministries</strong></p><p>A southwestern Illinois judge has tossed a lawsuit against a televangelist filed by the family of a woman who was strangled along with her two sons.</p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/PLwrLb">The St. Louis Post-Dispatch</a> reports that St. Clair County Associate Judge Richard Aguirre this week signed the order dismissing the lawsuit against Missouri-based Joyce Meyer Ministries. But he said it can be refiled within 30 days - something an attorney for the family says they will do.</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:22:20 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 4670 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, September 21, 2012 Police, FBI investigating threat mailed to Ill. university http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/police-fbi-investigating-threat-mailed-ill-university <p><em>WSIU's Jennifer Fuller contributed reporting to this story.</em></p><p>The Federal Bureau of Investigation and police at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are investigating after someone mailed a threat to the university last night.</p><p>The threat prompted an safety alert to students, faculty and staff, but SIU-C spokesman Rod Sievers called that a precaution.</p> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 18:30:03 +0000 WSIU 4654 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Police, FBI investigating threat mailed to Ill. university Ex-SIU student sentenced to 5 years in threat case http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ex-siu-student-sentenced-5-years-threat-case <p>A former Southern Illinois University student has been sentenced to five years in prison for writing what prosecutors say was a note demanding money and threatening a Virginia Tech-like killing spree.</p><p>Twenty-six-year-old Olutosin Oduwole was sentenced Wednesday in Madison County.</p><p>A jury convicted him in October of attempting to make a terrorist threat and unauthorized possession or storage of a weapon.</p><p>The judge sided with jurors in dismissing Oduwole&#39;s claim that he was an aspiring rapper, and that the threatening words were innocent lyrical musings.</p> Wed, 21 Dec 2011 18:03:54 +0000 The Associated Press 2723 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ex-SIU student sentenced to 5 years in threat case Morning headlines: Friday, December 9, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-december-9-2011 <p><strong>Pujols Family Foundation to remain in St. Louis</strong></p><p>The iconic Cardinals slugger is signing with the Angels and taking his talents to Los Angeles, raising some concerns about what will happen with the Pujols Family Foundation that benefits people with Down syndrome. But executive director Todd Perry&nbsp;<a href="http://bit.ly/rN4K6O ">told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch&nbsp;</a> that the foundation will remain active in St. Louis, though it could expand to include programs in the Los Angeles area. He isn&#39;t yet sure if the headquarters will remain in St. Louis.</p> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 15:22:50 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 2646 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, December 9, 2011 Morning headlines: Thursday, December 1, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-thursday-december-1-2011 <p><strong><strong>Occupy&nbsp;STL&nbsp;members say movement still strong</strong></strong></p><p>The tents are gone from Kiener Plaza, along with the big crowds. But people involved in the Occupy St. Louis&nbsp;movement say they&#39;re still going strong.</p><p>Today&nbsp;marks the&nbsp;two-month anniversary of the movement that&nbsp;began in New York and spread to several other cities. At one point in St. Louis, more than 100 people were camped in Kiener Plaza, a downtown park.</p> Thu, 01 Dec 2011 15:29:05 +0000 Julie Bierach, Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 2583 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Thursday, December 1, 2011 SIUC, Faculty Association sign tentative agreement http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/siuc-faculty-association-sign-tentative-agreement <p>Officials at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and the SIUC Faculty Association have signed off on a tentative contract agreement.</p><p>Faculty Association spokesman Dave Johnson confirms the two sides signed the tentative deal Monday after the union <a href="http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-thursday-november-10-2011">ended its week-long strike on Nov. 9</a>.</p><p>Johnson tells WSIU Radio that the next step is for the union&#39;s Departmental Representative Council to discuss the tentative agreement on Thursday.</p> Wed, 16 Nov 2011 16:30:45 +0000 The Associated Press & WSIU 2487 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org SIUC, Faculty Association sign tentative agreement Morning headlines: Thursday, November 10, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-thursday-november-10-2011 <p>Good morning! Here are some of today&#39;s starting headlines:</p><p><strong>Interstate 70 between St. Louis, Kansas City could be come toll road</strong></p> Thu, 10 Nov 2011 15:48:36 +0000 Julie Bierach, WSIU & The Associated Press 2445 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Thursday, November 10, 2011