The Shield

Dr. David L. Rice helped push the university into becoming independent.

David L. Rice: building a foundation

Emma Corry, Features Editor January 21, 2020

Robert Reid said that David Rice understood, better than anyone, that USI needed to be whatever the community thought was needed.  Rice was the founding president of USI where he served for 27 years....

President Linda Bennett is teaching a First Year Experience course this semester. The class met for the first time Friday morning.

President puts teaching shoes back on

Bradie Gray August 29, 2014
President Linda Bennett is back in the classroom this semester for the first time since 2007.
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