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Saluki Ball - A Campaign for Students. April 22, 2023

The funds raised through the Saluki Ball will be used to bridge the gap for current and future Salukis. With your support and engagement, this event will become one of the most impactful days on the university calendar. Learn more at

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2023 SIU Day of Giving: More than 3,700 donors give over $4M

The 2023 SIU Day of Giving reached new heights raising $4,037,918 in 24 hours. The funds will enhance scholarship opportunities, supporting faculty, purchasing equipment, and much more. There were 3,702 individual donations made from donors in 45 states. The total raised and amount of donations are both new SIU Day of Giving records.

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Saluki Ball: A Campaign for Students

Hosted by Chancellor Austin Lane and Mrs. Loren Lane, the inaugural Saluki Ball will feature world-class entertainment and an exquisite meal as we toast to the Saluki spirit that binds us all. This black-tie event will be the first such gala in recent SIU history. This year’s Saluki Ball will be Saturday, April 22, at the Marriott Marquis Chicago.

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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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