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  1. Emails: Ex-SIU president didn't approve recruitment spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | Daily Herald

    Documents show that the former Southern Illinois University president might have hindered student recruitment efforts for its Carbondale campus by not approving a mailing list purchase. The Southern Illinoisan reports emails show then-President Randy Dunn didn't take action during his final two months in office on spending $499,000 to buy contact information for students who've taken the SAT, ACT and other standardized tests.

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  2. Southern Illinois University sees continued enrollment dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Enrollment is continuing a steep decline at Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus, with nearly 12 percent fewer students this fall semester. The drop to 12,817 students follows enrollment declines of 7.5 percent in 2016 and 9 percent in 2017.

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  3. Search for new Southern Illinois president could take yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The search for a new president for Southern Illinois University could take a year following the resignation of its previous leader following a contentious dispute over shifting state funding between its campuses. The Southern Illinoisan reports Board of Trustees members met in a private session for nearly three hours Tuesday to discuss how they will replace former President Randy Dunn, who resigned in July.

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  4. New ISU president wants to move past polarizing predecessorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The newly appointed leader of Southern Illinois University says he wants to heal divisions following the polarizing tenure of the school system's former president. The Southern Illinoisan in Carbondale reports that interim President J. Kevin Dorsey sees a big task ahead of him after taking over for former President Randy Dunn, whose last day was in July.

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  5. SIU trustees vote for ending Randy Dunn's presidencyRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees has approved a separation agreement ending Randy Dunn's tenure as the school's president. After voting unanimously Monday for the deal, the board also approved the hiring of J. Kevin Dorsey, a former dean of SIU School of Medicine, as interim president.

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  6. Dunn to step down as Southern Illinois University presidentRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The school announced Friday that Dunn agreed to a voluntary separation and will be paid a six-month severance of $215,000. Dunn has been criticized over his handling of a proposal to shift $5.1 million in state funding from the school's Carbondale campus to the Edwardsville campus.

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  7. SIU-Carbondale faculty senate vote no confidence in DunnRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Southern Illinois University's president has received a vote of no confidence from the faculty senate at the school's Carbondale campus. The Southern Illinoisan in Carbondale reports the resolution that passed 25-1 on Tuesday accuses Randy Dunn of working to undermine the SIU system and urges the Board of Trustees to remove him as soon as possible.

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  8. Analysis: SIU president didn't inform trustees of proposalRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A newspaper analysis shows Southern Illinois University's president may have been aware of a separation bill before trustees were informed. SIU President Randy Dunn has been criticized over his handling of a proposal to shift $5.1 million in state appropriations funding from the Carbondale campus to Edwardsville.

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  9. Deadlocked vote prevents suspension of SIU presidentRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Southern Illinois University President Randy Dunn survived a vote by the school's board of trustees on Thursday to place him on administrative leave. The vote came after the board spent more than three hours in a private session discussing Dunn's future.

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  10. Man accused of painting swastikas on graves unfit for trialRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A man charged with painting swastikas on more than 200 gravestones at a southern Illinois cemetery has been found unfit to stand trial. The Belleville News-Democrat reports a judge determined 34-year-old Timothy V. McLean to be mentally unfit following an evaluation by a court-appointed psychologist.

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  11. SIU trustees oppose system split and reallocation of fundsRead the original story

    May 30, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The Southern Illinois University board of trustees is now on record opposing a proposal to split the system in two. During a special meeting Wednesday in Springfield, the board passed a resolution opposing legislation introduced by Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, to separate SIU-Carbondale and SIU-Edwardsville.

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  12. Man charged with defacing gravestones with swastikasRead the original story

    May 29, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The Belleville News-Democrat reports that in addition to spray-painting swastikas on more than 200 graves at Sunset Hill Cemetery, Timothy V. McLean of Glen Carbon allegedly painted swastikas on houses in Edwardsville. The 34-year-old McLean is charged with also painting swastikas on three churches and at least two Glen Carbon homes.

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  13. Man accused of painting swastikas on Illinois graves, homesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Tonya Johnson strips a painted swastika off a headstone at the Sunset Hill Cemetery in Glen Carbon, Ill., on Sunday, May 27, 2018, the day after employees at the cemetery found swastikas spray painted on more than 150 headstones. Police in nearby Edwardsville announced on Facebook that a 34-year-old man was arrested Saturday as the suspected vandal.

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  14. Man in custody after swastikas found painted on gravestonesRead the original story

    May 26, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Authorities in southwestern Illinois say a suspect is in custody after swastikas were found spray-painted on several homes and dozens of grave markers at a nearby cemetery. Edwardsville police announced on Facebook that a 34-year-old man was apprehended on Saturday.

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  15. Professor alleges funding issues with SIU presidentRead the original story

    May 18, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Two lawmakers say Southern Illinois University's president should resign following allegations he tried to move more than $5 million in state appropriations from Carbondale to Edwardsville campuses. Carbondale professor Kathleen Chwalisz said in a Thursday column that documents obtained through public records requests show SIU President Randy Dunn hid the proposed transfer from Carbondale officials.

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  16. Illinois public defender fights in courtroom, boxing ringRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this April 25, 2018, photo, veteran Madison County public defender John Rekowski works a speed ball after sparring at Knuckles Gym in Madison, Ill. Rekowski, whose career in the courtroom spans 30 years also enjoys boxing.

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  17. Bill would separate SIU's Carbondale, Edwardsville campusesRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A bill has been introduced in the Illinois Legislature that would separate Southern Illinois University's Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses. The Southern Illinoisan reports Democratic state Rep. Jay Hoffman of Swansea filed legislation Thursday that would abolish the SIU Board of Trustees and appoint new boards for each campus.

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  18. SIU trustees to consider more money for Edwardsville campusRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Southern Illinois University trustees are poised to consider a proposal to reallocate state funding from the Carbondale campus to the Edwardsville campus to reflect enrollment changes. Trustees are to consider the measure during their meeting Thursday.

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  19. SIU may reallocate funds from Carbondale to EdwardsvilleRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Southern Illinois University officials are considering a proposal that would reallocate state funding from Carbondale to Edwardsville to reflect enrollment changes at the two campuses. The Southern Illinoisan reports that Edwardsville would gain about $5.1 million in funding for the upcoming fiscal year in the proposal's initial phase.

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  20. SIU trustees to vote on more funding for Edwardsville campusRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Southern Illinois University trustees at their next meeting are to consider a plan to gradually shift state funding from the Carbondale campus to the Edwardsville campus. The Southern Illinoisan reports that the funding shift would be done to reflect changes in enrollment at the two campuses.

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