The Shield

David Bower, Joan Kempf deLong, Tim Mahoney, Zane Mitchell, Ronald Rochon, Jon Mark Hall, Khalilah Doss and Kindra Strupp stand in front of the sculpture at the Screaming Eagles Complex.  President Rochon called it a photo for the archives as they gathered around the statue.

Students take first look inside new athletic facilities

Shelby Clark , Editor-in-Chief September 16, 2021

Students, faculty, staff and a state senator take a first look inside the Aquatic Center and at the new campus sculpture, “The Screaming Eagle.” Members of the university community toured the...

Students exit the Blue Line METS bus outside the Orr Center Thursday after a day off for reflection. There is no plan for any additional days off this semester.

Students reflect on burnout and homework

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor March 18, 2021

Students express burnout and difficulty with the semester, despite being given a “reflection day” on Wednesday. President Ron Rochon granted a day, March 17, to reflect on the date that instruction...

Pitzer and the Rices

Betty Rice remembered as leader and servant

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor February 1, 2021

Betty Rice, wife of late university president David L Rice, Jan. 26 in her Pennsylvania home, she was 90 years old. Rice is remembered by numerous members of the university’s community, past and present...

University could feel impact of COVID-19 for the next four years

University could feel impact of COVID-19 for the next four years

Rhonda Wheeler, Editor-in-Chief November 5, 2020

Steve Bridges, vice president of finance and administration, said the university could feel the impact of this semester for the next four years as the smaller freshman class works its way through the pipeline. The...

The total fall 2020 student enrollment is 8,565. The goal was 8,690.

Enrollment decreases ninth consecutive year

Rhonda Wheeler, Editor-in-Chief September 10, 2020

Enrollment has declined for the ninth year in a row.   It was revealed there was a 1.4% decrease in enrollment during an update at the Board of Trustees meeting Sept. 3. The current fall 2020 headcount...

The Quad and David L. Rice Library

University releases COVID-19 dashboard

Hayden Olberding, Digital Editor August 31, 2020

The university just released its COVID-19 dashboard, but the results are from before the first day of classes. The dates are from August 16-22 and said 11 students were tested positive that week for...

Enrollment urgency on campus

Enrollment ‘urgency’ on campus

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor March 3, 2020

President Ron Rochon said the university isn’t in an enrollment crisis, but the term he’s using is urgent. “I’m not going to call it a crisis,” Rochon said. “We’re not there.” Rochon...

University announces enrollment management changes

University announces enrollment management changes

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief February 11, 2020

The university released details on the new structure of enrollment management Tuesday morning following the resignation of Andy Wright, former vice president for enrollment management. President Ron...

Andy Wright

Enrollment management VP resigns

Riley Guerzini, Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2020

Andy Wright, vice president for Enrollment Management resigned this morning according to an email from President Ron Rochon to the campus community. Wright will be working on enrollment management-related...

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...

2020 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame Laureates

2020 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame Laureates

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer November 19, 2019

The Evansville Courier and Press and the Junior Achievement of Southwestern Indiana have announced the 2020 Junior Achievement Evansville Regional Business Hall of Fame Laureates. The announcement was...

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