SIU Credit Downgraded To Junk In University Review

(Carbondale, IL)  —  The bad news keeps coming for Southern Illinois University. Standard and Poor’s yesterday downgraded SIU’s credit to junk status as part of a review of most of the state’s public universities. The U of I also saw a downgrade, but to an ‘A ‘level with a negative outlook. S&P says a lack of a state budget is to blame for some of the state universities’ woes.