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The E Today

About The E Today

The E Today is the official source for University-wide announcements and information that pertain to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. It is a daily publication that consists of compiled information for the purpose of providing the University community with timely, relevant communication. This communique is being presented in an efficient manner in order to streamline the volume of email notices sent to the "Announcements" listserv. 

What can be posted?

University-related news, events, announcements and any significant policy, faculty/staff and campus changes and or appointments may be included in The E Today. Submission does not guarantee inclusion. Please refer to the Employee Listserv Policy (6B3) for more information. 

What can NOT be posted?

Please refer to the Employee Listserv Policy (6B3) for more information and the code of conduct. The "Discussions" listserv may be used for topical and scholarly exchange among colleagues.

How can items be submitted for posting?

When sending information for inclusion in The E Today newsletter, please use complete sentences. Include all degree abbreviations, when applicable. When submitting news regarding an event, include time, day, date and location, including specific room numbers and building names. Also indicate if the event is open to students, faculty, staff or the public. Submissions with incomplete information will not be posted.

A hyperlinked headline is provided in the top section to call out each news topic in the communique. Clicking on a headline takes the reader to more information about a given news topic. News items include addresses or links to websites, as well as telephone numbers, email addresses and/or other relevant information. When submitting material for proposed inclusion, we ask that you provide a live, up-to-date hyperlink, if available.

Submissions can be sent electronically to, or by filling out the form. 

What is the deadline for posting items?

Items should be sent to no later than noon on the day prior to distribution. For example, items must be submitted by noon on Wednesday to be included in the Thursday edition of The E Today.

Can photos/graphics be posted?

Photos and graphics cannot be included in the The E Today newsletter; however, you can—and are encouraged—to provide links back to websites that contain such visual elements.

Who can I call if I have a question?

Please contact Patricia Merritt (ext. 2294) or Doug McIlhagga (ext. 3600) in University Marketing and Communications.

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