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Dixon named interim director of Graduate Studies

Dixon named interim director of Graduate Studies

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

March 29, 2019

Provost Mohammed Khayum has appointed Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts Michael Dixon as interim director of Graduate Studies. The one-year appointment is effective Monday, April 1 and a national search for a permanent appointment will be held in spring 2020. Current director Mayola Rowser will step dow...

USI enrollment drops below 9,000

USI enrollment drops below 9,000

Riley Guerzini and Noah Alatza

September 18, 2018

Enrollment has dropped below 9,000 total students for the first time in over 15 years.  Chief Data Officer Katherine Draughon said the last time enrollment was under 9,000 was in 1999 when 8,695 undergraduate and graduate students attended the university. Census data released late Tuesday for the Fa...

Rowser replaces Durham as interim graduate studies director

James Vaughn

February 11, 2014

Provost Ronald Rochon appointed Mayola Rowser interim graduate studies director after former director Wesley Durham stepped down. Rowser, College of Nursing and Health Professions assistant dean and Doctor of Nursing Practice program chair, started Monday. "I needed someone to fill the position...

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