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University names four finalists for Provost job

University names four finalists for Provost job

Riley Guerzini and Noah Alatza

November 20, 2018

USI’s provost search committee has invited four finalists for the provost position to visit campus next month. Chair of the provost search committee David Bower made the announcement Nov. 19, with interviews set to begin on Dec. 3. The position was left vacant late last year after former Provos...

Provost search update

Provost search update

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

October 30, 2018

Vice President for Development David Bower is leading a search committee to find the university’s next provost. President Ronald Rochon said he is hopeful the committee will give him a recommendation later this semester, with plans to introduce a candidate by the spring. ...

Foundation celebrates 50 years of gift giving

Foundation celebrates 50 years of gift giving

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

October 22, 2018

When former university President David Rice and Vice President for Business Affairs Byron Wright were visiting Evansville Mayor Frank McDonald in his downtown office in the fall of 1968, McDonald suggested they establish a foundation in order to make the university a success. McDonald, who was an avid supporter of the u...

Three Employees Promoted

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

January 11, 2017

University President Linda Bennett announced the promotion of three administrative staff members at the spring semester faculty meeting Jan. 4. The changes will go into effect Feb. 1. President of the USI Foundation David Bower has been promoted to vice president of development while continuing to...

‘Life-transforming’ campaign exceeds goal

Gabi Wy, News Editor

December 3, 2015

With alumnus Keith Jewell’s gift of $2 million, the university surpassed Campaign USI’s goal of $50 million nearly a year ahead of schedule.

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