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Aerial view of Springfield, Illinois, capitol building.
Join us for an extraordinary evening as we bring the Saluki spirit to Springfield! The Chancellor’s Reception will be held on Wednesday, October 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Inn at 835 (located at 835 S. Second Street, Springfield, IL). The event is free to attend. Enjoy a selection of appetizers and two complimentary drink tickets per attendee. Stay tuned for registration details.

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SIU Foundation brings in record number of gifts, awards record number of scholarships

Through 38,621 gifts, the Foundation raised over $31.2 million. It also awarded a record number of scholarships (1,645) and total scholarship dollars ($4,931,584) to students. Over 14 percent of all SIU students received an SIU Foundation scholarship in FY23.

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Points of Pride

WSIU serves more than 5 million people in two-thirds of Illinois. It also includes the Southern Illinois Radio Information Service, which helps nearly 1,000 individuals who are blind or have other physical limitations.

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