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SGA approves letter supporting new graduation policy

SGA approves letter supporting new graduation policy
October 4, 2019

The SGA General Assembly voted unanimously to approve a letter supporting the ability for students to walk twice at graduation if they are receiving two degrees at their meeting Oct. 3. “Students...

Pressure mounts as concern grows over sluggish wages, depleted morale

Pressure mounts as concern grows over sluggish wages, depleted morale
September 11, 2019

Tensions between faculty and the administration have reached a deadlock as concerns grow over a lack of employee morale and stagnant wages. Faculty were asked to submit questions anonymously to Faculty...

‘She was the heart of our department’

Longtime Art & Design Department Administrative Assistant, Virginia Thomas, 71, died Nov. 18.
Art department rocked by longtime assistant’s death
November 21, 2018

Longtime Art & Design Department Administrative Assistant, Virginia Thomas, 71, died Nov. 18. University Communications confirmed her death in an email sent to the USI community Nov. 21. Interim...

Faculty Senate looks to alter factbook

Faculty Senate looks to alter factbook
April 6, 2017

The Faculty Senate is looking to increase salary transparency within the university. In a formal request sent to the Faculty Senate for action, Liberal Arts Representative Chuck Conaway charged the Faculty...

Feeling (road) salty

January 13, 2016

Saturday night a light rainfall turned dastardly when temperatures dipped, leaving a thin sheet of ice on local roadways. This ice was then topped with a thin dusting of snow. Yet here I am, typing an...

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