New students at Southern Illinois University will be paying nearly 5 percent more in tuition this fall while continuing students face higher fees.WSIU Radio reports that the university's trustees signed off on the increases Thursday.Trustees Roger Herrin and Don Lowery voted against those actions, s
A longtime Iowa reporter-turned-Illinois academic has been pulled back into the whirlwind coverage of his home state's presidential caucuses.David Yepsen covered nine Iowa caucuses for the Des Moines Register and became the go-to-guy for out-of-town reporters looking for analysis.
Southern Illinois University President Glenn Poshard's granddaughter is receiving a scholarship worth $80,000 to the school that raises a tricky issue for both he and the university. It isn't because Maddie Poshard is an undeserving student but because of who her grandfather is. Dan Mann i