SIU’s fall semester will begin with a special election for student representative to the Board of Trustees after an “internal error” apparently invalidated election results from the spring. In the April student election, Adrian Miller of Carbondale beat out Kane Hudson of Peoria to claim the position on the university’s governing body.
R. Buckminster Fuller will be the focus of a performance and special exhibit coming to the university this fall.
A Carbondale man has been sentenced to time in prison for a pair of drug violations.
SIUC Provost John Nicklow has been reassigned, the university announced Tuesday afternoon.
The Carbondale Park District received word Tuesday that it has been cleared to begin construction on a long-awaited outdoor aquatic center.
The family of an SIU student found dead in February is calling for a grand jury or special prosecutor to look at the murky circumstances surrounding his death.
The final suspect in a 2012 spate of burglaries at an SIU residence hall was sentenced to prison last week.
Steve Falat, regional vice president for River Radio, has been elected president of the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce.
A bus tour of local sites connected with the 1922 Herrin Massacre has received such positive response that organizers are planning additional tours to take place in August.
A Carbondale woman was cited for obstructing a roadway after she was struck by a car Sunday afternoon.
Dates have been set for two popular SIU fall traditions: Saluki Family Weekend and Homecoming.