SIU Mourning Death of Chancellor Carlo Montemagno

Carbondale – The SIU Carbondale family is mourning as Chancellor Dr. Carlo Montemagno passed away unexpectedly this morning. The news was announced on the university’s Twitter this morning by interim President Kevin Dorsey. Dr. Monetmagno had revealed earlier this year that he was fighting some form of cancer, stating in his blog that it was being treated aggressively, and that he planned to be around a long time. An emergency Board of Trustees meeting will be held as soon as possible to appoint an interim Chancellor. The University will share more information regarding honoring Montemagno after consulting with his family.