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SIU Trustees Appoint New Carbondale Chancellor
By The Associated Press
CARBONDALE, IL - Southern Illinois University trustees have voted to appoint a University of Alberta nanotechnology scientist as chancellor of the Carbondale campus.

SIU System President Randy Dunn earlier this week recommended trustees appoint Carlo Montemagno to be the school's chancellor. Trustees voted to appoint him during their meeting Thursday in Springfield. Montemagno is the first non-interim chancellor for the Carbondale campus since November 2014.

Montemagno is an engineering professor who founded and leads the Canadian university's interdisciplinary Ingenuity Lab. He previously was a dean at the University of Cincinnati and a department chair at the University of California Los Angeles.

Montemagno will take the job starting Aug. 15. Dunn will be acting chancellor until Montemagno assumes the chancellorship.

Published 01:11 AM, Thursday Jul. 13, 2017
Updated 09:17 AM, Friday Jul. 14, 2017

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