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Janette Howard - jhoward@housing.siu.edu

Housing Officer – West Campus
@janettehoward16
Janette Howard
Ph.D Curriculum and Instruction; Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, IL
Master’s Workforce Education and Development - Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, IL
Bachelor’s Workforce Education and Development - Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, IL

How long have you worked at SIU?
I’ve been at SIU for 19 years.

What is one of your favorite things about your current position?
Interacting with the students and building lifelong relationships with them.

What do I like to do when not working?
Go out dancing.

What do you wish others knew about SIU and University Housing?
We work as team committed to seeing that our students are successful.


Lori Johnson - ljohnson@housing.siu.edu

Office Manager – Residence Life Office
Lori Johnson
Bachelor's Healthcare Management; Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, IL
Bachelor’s Business Management; Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, IL

How long have you worked at SIU?
6 years.

What do you like to do when you are not working?
I like to read, crochet, watch television and bake.

What do you wish others knew about SIU and University Housing?
How great the people are and how much fun they can be.

What is one thing you are looking forward to in the upcoming year?
Seeing what the new students and employees bring to the university.


Diane R. McIntyre - dmcintyre@housing.siu.edu

Housing Officer – Residence Life Office
Diane R. McIntyre


How long have you worked at SIU?
I have worked for SIU for 9 years.

What is one of your favorite things about your current position?
The students.

What do you like to do when you are not working?
Spend time with family.

What do you wish others knew about SIU and University Housing?
SIU is a great place to work. Each year is a new experience and I love the challenges it brings to my position.


Lori Robinson - lrobinson@housing.siu.edu

Chief Clerk – Residence Life Office
Lori Robinson
Bachelor’s Advance Technical Studies – Emphasis in Personnel Management, Minor in Psychology - SIUC

How long have you worked at SIU?
I’ve worked at SIU for 28 years.

What is one of your favorite things about your current position?
The interaction with the residents and staff.

What do you wish others knew about SIU and University Housing?
The number of life-long friendships that are created from attending SIU and living in the residence halls.

What is one thing you are looking forward to in the upcoming year?
The variety of styles in clothing, hair and makeup.


Arianne Smith - arismith@siu.edu

Chief Clerk – Education & Outreach
Arianne Smith

How long have you worked at SIU?
8 years.

What is one of your favorite things about your current position?
Helping staff and students.

What do you like to do when you are not working?
Watching a good TV series

What do you wish others knew about SIU and University Housing?
That everyone is here to help.


Nedra Wise - nwise@housing.siu.edu

Chief Clerk - Wall & Grand Apartments
Nedra Wise
Bachelor’s Workforce Education & Development, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, IL

How long have you worked at SIU?
I have worked for SIU for 13 years and in Residence Life for 9 years.

What do you like to do when you’re not working?
Spending time with my family, traveling and makeup.

What do you wish others knew about SIU and University Housing?
There is a hidden treasure in the connections you make with the people here.

What is one thing you are looking forward to in the upcoming year? Embracing the new changes to make us better serve our students.