SIU Board of Trustees approves new budget


CARBONDALE, Ill. (WJPF) — The SIU Board of Trustees has approved a new $353 million budget for the Carbondale campus.

It’s part of a $930 million overall budget for the entire SIU system.

The money includes a two percent raise for employees – the first raise for university workers since 2018. 

In all, the new budget for SIU Carbondale is an $11 dollar increase from the previous year’s budget, driven mainly by emergency COVID-19 funds.


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