SIU Trustees to Vote on More Funding for Edwardsville Campus

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois University trustees will consider a plan to gradually shift state funding from the Carbondale campus to the Edwardsville campus to reflect enrollment shifts. Historically the Carbondale campus has had about 64 percent of state funding and about 36 percent went to Edwardsville. That split mirrored enrollment, The Southern Illinoisan

Illinois Forestry Groups Test Information-sharing App

SIMPSON, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois conservation partners are testing a new information-sharing system using their smartphones. The state Department of Natural Resources and the Nature Conservancy are two of several forestry groups testing the database and cloud-based mapping system to track invasive species, prescribed fires and forest management data, The Southern Illinoisan reported .