In software we talk about a Silver Bullet that is one shot will solve all your problems. They really don't exist, but I was wondering if there was an easy solution to SIUC's problems.
I think the only thing that would really help SIUC by itself would be the K-12 schools systems to teach the kids to work, the way it was 30 years ago. I know they can't do it without the parents, but wouldn't that be great if the students who showed up for college had some experience doing things that are important for being a scholar?
Maybe this would be a more productive area for concerned citizens to spend their time?