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New dean of students to be chosen in March

New dean of students to be chosen in March

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under News

The university is seeking to fill the dean of students position after it was vacated in May of last year. USI expects to select a candidate this semester. The position was vacated after former Dean of Students Bryan Rush left to become the Associate Vice President for Campus Living at Auburn Univer...

Potential Title IX regulations could alter university policy

Potential Title IX regulations could alter university policy

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under News

Proposed regulations to Title IX procedures by U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Friday would have significant changes to the university’s sexual misconduct processes, Title IX Coordinator Carrie Lynn said. The 150-pages of new regulations will not take effect until the public is ...

‘Everybody can do something’

‘Everybody can do something’

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Features

Carter Hall was packed with students for the campus viewing of “The Hunting Ground,” a documentary discussing sexual assault on college campuses. The documentary followed students from various colleges throughout the country, bringing to light their experiences with sexual assault and how each un...

‘Creating a safe learning environment’

‘Creating a safe learning environment’

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Features

Illustration by Sarah Rogers Carrie Wright scrolled to the bottom of the syllabus on her computer screen to the section labeled Title IX. Wright said this was the language that every professor wrote in their syllabuses as the university required. Whether the students actually read through the ...

New Title IX coordinator joins USI

New Title IX coordinator joins USI

Noah Alatza, News Editor

August 27, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs

West-side Evansville native Carrie Lynn has returned to her hometown to serve the university as the next Title IX coordinator. Lynn previously worked in Indianapolis as an attorney after earning a Juris Doctor in 2007 from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law. While in the state capitol, her ...

Faculty Senate approves open letter, syllabus template

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under News

Faculty Senate voted to approve a post-election open letter on civility to the university along with the syllabus template for faculty on Friday. “The faculty at the University of Southern Indiana wholeheartedly embraces the university’s mission to prepare individuals to live wisely in a diverse and...

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