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Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Southern Illinois University (SIU or SIUC) is a public research university in Carbondale, Illinois. Founded in 1869, SIU is the oldest and flagship campus of the Southern Illinois University system. The university enrolls students from all 50 states as well as more than 100 countries. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity". SIU offers 3 associate, 100 bachelor's, 73 master's, and 36 Ph.D programs in addition to professional degrees in architecture, law, and medicine. An Act of the Twenty-sixth General Assembly of Illinois, approved March 9, 1869, created Southern Illinois Normal College, the second state-supported normal school in Illinois. Carbondale held the ceremony of cornerstone laying, May 17, 1870. The first historic session of Southern Illinois Normal University was a summer institute, with a first faculty of eight members and an enrollment of 53 students. It was renamed Southern Illinois University in 1947.
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Inception: 1869

Alternate Names: Southern Illinois university at Carbondale, SIU, SIUC, Southern Illinois University (System) Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale Southern Illinois University, Southern Illinois university (system). Carbondale campus, Illinois. Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Southern Illinois state normal university, Southern Illinois normal university, Southern Illinois university Carbondale, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, SIU Carbondale
Associated Place(s): Jackson County, United States of America, Illinois, Illinois--Carbondale

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National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB) 90

Latin American perspectives 39

Latin American perspectives II 38