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Administrators, students seek a more inclusive campus

Administrators, students seek a more inclusive campus

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor November 17, 2020

Editor's Note: The story was updated at 1:06 p.m. Nov. 20. This story originally featured a photo of a white supremacist flier that was placed on a student's car in 2019. The Shield removed the image to...

Strupp gives presentation in front of Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate divided how to handle establishing priorities

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor November 6, 2020

The Faculty Senate was divided on how they can establish the priorities of university faculty in the case of future financial struggles.  The Senate met Friday and discussed a new proposal to establish...

USI officials identify person who distributed racist flyers

USI officials identify person who distributed racist flyers

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief January 23, 2020

University officials announced they have identified the individual who left White Supremacist flyers on vehicles in the campus parking lot multiple times last semester. Steve Bridges, Vice President...

The approximately 40,000 square foot Wellness Center will connect to the south side of the Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center with the goal of centralizing university services and making them more accessible.  

Trustees approve $48 million Health Professions renovation, new degree program

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief November 7, 2019

The university Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution to begin the planning and renovation of the Health Professions building along with a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice degree program...

Trustees approve housing, meal plan increases for third straight year

Trustees approve housing, meal plan increases for third straight year

Rhonda Wheeler, Community Engagement Manager September 5, 2019

The Board of Trustees unanimously voted to increase student housing and meal plan costs for the next school year during their meeting Thursday morning. Meal plans will be increasing by $22 for is for...

University President shares a hug after announcing her retirement at an August faculty meeting. The Faculty Senate will vote on candidates to serve on the search committee for the next President of the university following a public forum Friday

Bennett announces retirement

Riley Guerzini, News Editor August 15, 2017

    University President Linda Bennett announced her retirement at Tuesday’s fall faculty and administration meeting. Holding back tears from the podium, Bennett thanked students,...

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