Today, the Rotary Club of Carbondale welcomed SIU Provost, Meera Komarraju as our guest speaker. The Provost shared many interesting facts about SIU:
- SIU has students from all 50 states and from over 100 countries
- SIU is accessible – local classes and ONLINE
- SIU is a Carnegie ranked, R2 research institution, ranking in the top 4% worldwide.
- Alumni Support is up
- SIU new programs to attach new students, https://nsp.siu.edu/
- Student engagement and retention are trending upward
- 52 SIU athletes have gone on to be Olympians
- A bright future in Division 1 sports
Thank you to Provost Komarraju for a great presentation!!!