SIU celebrating 150th anniversary with book chronicling school’s history

SIU book signing event

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Southern Illinois University is celebrating its 150th anniversary.

A coffee table book is chronicling the school’s history.

Faculty, staff and others with connections to the school helped put the book together.

It features 150,000 words and more than 300 pictures of SIU throughout the years.

The book took nearly three years to complete.

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