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This September, the city of Chicago will officially become Saluki country. Hosting multiple events from Thursday, Sept. 15, through Saturday, Sept. 17, Saluki pride will be on full display. Register for the free events:

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The Saluki Women's Weekend will serve as a catalyst to celebrate, empower, engage, and stimulate thoughts on ways Saluki women can continue to stand on the shoulders of giants of excellence such as Dr. Charlotte West, a Title IX pioneer and women’s sports advocate. Register for Sept. 9 and 10:

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Saluki Women's Weekend, SIU

Inaugural Saluki’s Women’s Weekend: September 9 and 10, 2022

To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Title IX and to celebrate the accomplishments of Saluki Women in Athletics and Education, the SIU Foundation Women’s Leadership Council presents its Inaugural Saluki’s Women’s Weekend in partnership with SIU’s Women Athletics.

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SIU Foundation smashes fundraising records

“What we witnessed in FY22 was support for the university, its students and faculty at an unprecedented level,” said Matt Kupec, CEO of the SIU Foundation. “To everyone who has supported the university through the SIU Foundation, we are sincerely grateful. This kind of historic support is humbling.”

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Points of Pride

Morris Library holds more than 2.6 million volumes, 200,000 e-books, 43,000 current periodicals and serials, and more than 3.6 million microfilm units.

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