Westmer Grad & Eliza Native Dunn Now On The Job As SIU President

randy dunnWestmer grad and Eliza native Randy Dunn is now on the job as president of Southern Illinois University. His first day of work was yesterday after being hired in February. SIU Board Chairman Randal Thomas says Dunn stood out among other candidates due to his ability to work both on a local, state and national level for the university.

Dunn is a 1976 Westmer graduate. Prior to coming to SIU, he served as president of Youngstown State University in Ohio. His career also included a stint at Murray State University in Kentucky and Dunn also spent a short time as State Schools Superintendent for the Illinois State Board of Education.