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David L. Rice: building a foundation

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

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. Rice oversaw USI back when it was still Indiana State University Evansville and it was his push f...

President puts teaching shoes back on

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

Bradie Gray

August 29, 2014

President Linda Bennett stepped into the classroom for the first time since the fall of 2007 Friday morning. Bennett walked into the First Year Experience Class, located in the Health Professions Center, at 9 a.m. toting lots of excitement and a fishbowl full of questions. First Year Exper...

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