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Southern Illinois University (U.S.)

Carbondale, Illinois

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[Flag of Southern Illinois University] image located by Esteban Rivera, 30 October 2017

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A flag of SIU Carbondale is seen at (source: It is a horizontal white
flag with two vertical stripes (crimson and grey on the hoist, and grey and crimson on the fly) representing faculty colors and the logo ( in the middle.

"SIU was Founded in 1869 as the state’s second teachers college. It was established in Carbondale in 1869 as "Southern Illinois Normal College"; Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC, usually referred to as SIU) is the flagship campus of the Southern Illinois University system and is the fourth oldest of Illinois's twelve state universities.

Southern Illinois University is a public research university located in Carbondale, Illinois, United States. Founded in 1869, SIU is the flagship campus of the Southern Illinois University system. The university is known as SIU Carbondale (so as not to be confused with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville), but colloquially as Southern Illinois University, SIU, or Southern.

The University is categorized as an RU/H Research University (high research activity) in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. SIU is recognized in the U.S. News & World Report rankings as a "National University," that is, a university which grants a variety of doctoral degrees and strongly emphasizes research."
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Esteban Rivera, 30 October 2017


[Southern Illinois University seal] image located by Paul Bassinson, 1 October 2017

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[Sports flag of Southern Illinois University] image located by Zachary Harden, 30 October 2017

This image of a flag of the Ohio State University (image obtained from is used at sporting events.
Paul Bassinson, 12 October 2017