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Faculty Senate to focus on salary increases

Faculty Senate to focus on salary increases

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
March 22, 2017
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Nick LaRowe said salary increases are Faculty Senate’s number one goal at this year’s budget hearing. The next round of hearings is scheduled for March 24 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium. LaRowe, the chair of Faculty Senate, will present his budget requests followed by Nita Musich, the ch...

Bennett: Funding formulas ‘not working’

Bennett: Funding formulas ‘not working’

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
March 20, 2017
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If the Indiana House of Representatives has its way, the university will lose over $14,000 in funding for next year. “We don’t know if we are going to stay here, but we don't know how much it is going to change,” said university President Linda Bennett at the annual budget presentation. “We don...

Board of Trustees approves new degree

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
March 15, 2017
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The Board of Trustees approved the Doctor of Education degree and reviewed the budget for the next biennium at its meeting March 2. The new degree for the Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education is scheduled to be implemented during the  fall of 2017. The degree requires a minimum of 60 credit hours for...

President to answer campus community’s questions

President to answer campus community’s questions

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
March 15, 2017
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Nathan Criss said he is always interested in hearing about the state of the university from President Linda Bennett. “She is always busy, and there isn’t really a setting where you can ask those big questions,” he said. “It’s just a great opportunity to talk to Dr. Bennett and establish mo...

Indiana universities release statements on executive order

Indiana universities release statements on executive order

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief
February 2, 2017
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President Linda Bennett released a statement through email to the entire campus community Monday afternoon regarding the recent order banning immigrants and refugees from the United States. Indiana University, Purdue University, Ball State University and Indiana State University also published state...

Bennett lobbies for budget

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
January 25, 2017
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University President Linda Bennett went before the Indiana House Ways and Means Committee last Wednesday to request 44.7 million for the 2017-2019 Operating and Capital Improvement Budget. The budget request for the biennium centers on renovation for the Physical Activities Center (PAC). The $41 mil...

‘A remarkable moment’

‘A remarkable moment’

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Staff Writer
September 14, 2016
Filed under News

The Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay made its way through Evansville Saturday with 24 torch bearers from Vanderburgh County, all with differing ages and backgrounds. One of the torch bearers was the university president Linda Bennett. Another was Cody Morris, a university alum. “It was such an honor ...

‘Expect more than just a tour’

‘Expect more than just a tour’

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Staff Writer
September 7, 2016
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Last Thursday, the university broke ground on the Fuquay Welcome Center. The groundbreaking ceremony started off with Jeffrey Knight, chair of the board of trustees, talking about how lively the university is right now. He told a story of almost being ran over by a student on a skateboard, and then h...

Bennett receives Rotary Civic Award

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
May 2, 2016
Filed under News

When President Linda Bennett attended a rotary club luncheon April 19, she was unaware of what was in store. Bennett received the 2015 Rotary Civic Award for leadership in the community and significant contributions to the community and state of Indiana. The Rotary Club Civic Award was founded in 1927 to re...

Lugar, Hamilton to discuss political civility

Nick Leighty, Staff writer
March 17, 2016
Filed under News

To completely understand civility in politics, one must understand the interactions of political figures. President Linda Bennett described the House of Representatives as a majoritarian body where minority political parties are not included in actions and the Senate is a deliberative body, where o...

University celebrates engagement

University celebrates engagement

Nick Leighty, Staff Writer
March 2, 2016
Filed under Features

Linda White’s first thought when asked about engagement was about weddings and TLC’s “Say Yes to the Dress.”

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