Daniel Mahony

Daniel Mahony

CARBONDALE, IL -- A new president has been selected to lead the Southern Illinois University System.

The SIU Board of Trustees is expected to appoint Daniel Mahony during its meeting Thursday at the Carbondale campus.

Mahony will oversee both SIU Carbondale and SIU Edwardsville. He is currently president of Winthrop University in South Carolina.

Once approved, he will begin his duties at president of SIU on March 1, 2020.

The SIU Board of Trustees have been looking for a new president since the Randy Dunn's removal in July 2018.