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Students invited to meet and greet with Rochon

Students invited to meet and greet with Rochon

Caroline Schultheis, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019


Filed under News, News Briefs

President Ronald Rochon and First Lady Lynn Rochon are welcoming and serving cookies to the students in honor of his presidential inauguration April 1 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Rice Plaza. Students will have the opportunity to talk one-on-one with the president. Inauguration t-shirts will be g...

Rochon to answer questions at first ‘Breakfast’

Rochon to answer questions at first ‘Breakfast’

Caroline Schultheis, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase

The Student Alumni Association will host the annual Breakfast with the President April 4 at 8 a.m. in Carter Hall. The breakfast is open to all the students and faculty. This traditional breakfast will give students, staff, faculty and alumni an opportunity to have breakfast with Present Rochon and as...

Rochon talks changes to higher ed, enrollment and future

Rochon talks changes to higher ed, enrollment and future

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under News

Ron Rochon said being president has been busier than he ever anticipated. “People tell you and they kind of prepare you for the schedule, but until you get in the chair, you just don’t understand the kind of demands that are on the office of the president, so that’s been revealing as I move f...

Rochon named USI’s fourth president

Rochon named USI’s fourth president

Riley Guerzini and Noah Alatza

April 19, 2018


Filed under News

After a national presidential search, The Board of Trustees has voted unanimously 9-0 to approve Provost Ronald Rochon as the university's fourth president, replacing Linda Bennett.

Trustees to announce next President

Trustees to announce next President

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

April 17, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News

The Board of Trustees will meet in a special session to approve the selection of the university's fourth president Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Griffin Center. Director of Communications John Farless told The Shield that the upcoming meeting is open to the public and media. A press conference is sche...

UE names next president, USI decision still unknown

UE names next president, USI decision still unknown

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under News

The University of Evansville has named Christopher Pietruszkiewicz as the university's 24th president after a formal vote by the Board of Trustees March 28 according to the university's website.

Presidential candidates for USI, UE kept secret

Presidential candidates for USI, UE kept secret

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

March 21, 2018


Filed under News

Correction: The Shield previously reported that the USI Presidential search would be completed on or before April 1. According to Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications Kindra Strupp, the time could be "varied," because the "search is not complete and there is no specific date f...

Candidates stress communication, inclusiveness ahead of election

Candidates stress communication, inclusiveness ahead of election

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 14, 2018


Filed under News

Photo Illustration by Abigail Stanley Election season is here and it is heating up. Candidates for the SGA elections are now campaigning and will try to get the support they need before the elections begin Apr. 9. Students will be able to vote on candidates for President, Vice President, Chief Financ...

Bennett to hold last ‘Breakfast with the President’

Bennett to hold last ‘Breakfast with the President’

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

March 14, 2018


Filed under News

Linda Bennett will return to Carter Hall March 21 for her final Breakfast with the President. This will be the 29th year of the event, which began in 1989 with the university’s first president David Rice. “This event really is a great way to get the president in front of students and interacting with ...

Clery report adjusts to new leadership

Clery report adjusts to new leadership

Noah Alatza, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under News

Illustration by Abigail Stanley Amid new data provided by Public Safety’s annual Clery report, changes in presidential politics could affect how certain crimes are reported. The change in reporting came with new Obama-era Title IX policies being enforced. Now, with a new president in office, it is uncl...

Vote for presidential search committee to be held Friday

Vote for presidential search committee to be held Friday

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under News

A public forum will be held next Friday, Sept. 29 in Forum II to discuss qualities of a good president followed by a vote on candidates to represent the faculty on the presidential search committee. Faculty received an email from Faculty Senate chair Peter Whiting asking them to nominate candidates to serve o...

Presidential Pursuit

Presidential Pursuit

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under News

The university Board of Trustees will begin their search for the next President of USI within the coming weeks. Chairman of the Board of Trustees Harold Calloway said the Board will be forming a search committee within the next couple weeks to begin their search President Linda Bennett’s re...

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