Originally published on Thu April 17, 2014 2:50 pm
SIU's President is retiring sooner than expected. Glenn Poshard will step aside at the end of this month.
Updated with quotes from SIUC and union officials. Reporting from Jennifer Fuller at WSIU was used in this report.
One union at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale has approved a strike authorization, and three more are slated to vote on similar questions.
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