Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Help Wanted: Local Colleges Search For New Leaders http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/help-wanted-local-colleges-search-new-leaders <p>Updated at 3:23 p.m. Mon., Feb. 17, with announcement of new SIU president. Some of the jobs came open suddenly, one at the end of a long campus standoff and still others quietly at the end of long, productive tenures, but they all have resulted in room at the top of the ivory tower:</p><p>At least four local schools – Saint Louis University, Harris-Stowe State University, St. Louis Community College and the Southern Illinois University system – have vacancies in the office of their top administrator or did until Monday, when SIU named a new president.</p> Sat, 15 Feb 2014 23:12:33 +0000 Dale Singer 33667 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Help Wanted: Local Colleges Search For New Leaders 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 Terrorism Threat Conviction Of SIUE Student Thrown Out http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/terrorism-threat-conviction-siue-student-thrown-out <p><em>Updated at 11:40 a.m. with a statement from prosecuting attorney Thomas Gibbons.</em></p><p>An Illinois appeals court has overturned the conviction of a Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville&nbsp;student charged with planning to threaten a mass shooting at the campus.</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 16:42:46 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 9972 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Terrorism Threat Conviction Of SIUE Student Thrown Out