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College of Nursing and Health Professions receives major gift

College of Nursing and Health Professions receives major gift

Noah Alatza, News Editor

January 11, 2019

The College of Nursing and Health Professions received a $1.35 million leadership gift from the estate of the late Hershel B. Whitney, the Board of Trustees announced at their regular scheduled meeting in Indianapolis Jan. 10. The Trustees heard a report from the USI Foundation that the gift includes...

Former Dean promoted to be USI’s next provost

Former Dean promoted to be USI’s next provost

Noah Alatza and Megan Thorne

December 14, 2018

President Ronald Rochon appointed Mohammad Khayum to become the university’s next provost effective Jan. 1, 2019. Khayum was serving as the interim provost after the position was left vacant when Rochon, the former provost, was named as USI’s fourth president. Rochon made the announcement...

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. ...

Chief government and legal affairs officer named

Chief government and legal affairs officer named

Noah Alatza, News Editor

October 30, 2018

President Ronald Rochon named Aaron C. Trump as the university's chief government and legal affairs officer Tuesday. Trump, who is licensed to practice law in Indiana, has experience in superior, circuit and federal courts and advising governmental departments about policy at a local, state, and ...

USI, Sheriff’s Office formalize safety partnership

USI, Sheriff’s Office formalize safety partnership

Noah Alatza and Riley Guerzini

August 21, 2018

Raindrops fell as USI officials and Vanderburgh County Sheriff's deputies gathered to formally announce an agreement between the university and sheriff’s office. Five full-time sheriff deputies will be patrolling on campus as part of the newly created USI Patrol Unit within VCSO’s Operations D...

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