University of Southern Indiana

For Journalists & Media

Rice Library

News Releases
University news releases are posted regularly and often include high- and web-resolution images available for media to download. Releases are archived on the University Communications website dating from 2001 to the present. You may browse recent news or search through the archives. Subscribe to our RSS news feed. Email Ben Luttrull, media relations specialist, at to be added to our press release distribution list.

News Media Policy
USI's News Media Policy establishes the University’s position with respect to employee interaction with the news media, including representatives of print, online, television and radio outlets and all student media. It also serves as a guide for news media interacting with the University and University sources. Questions about USI's News Media Policy can be directed to

Media Sources
USI maintains a list of faculty who can provide expert information on a variety of topics. You may contact Wendy Bredhold, media relations specialist, at 812-461-5259 to locate a media source on a particular topic. We also are available after regular office hours to assist with media questions. After hours you may contact John Farless, director, at 812-719-5074 (cell). For Athletics news and inquiries, contact Ray Simmons, athletic communications director, at 812-465-1622.

Photos and Video
Photography and Multimedia can provide members of the media with high quality images of campus events, environments (classrooms, laboratories, housing, buildings, etc.), and USI employees. Contact Ben Luttrull, media relations specialist, at 812-461-5259.

Branding Resources
Logos for media use may be requested by contacting Licensing and trademark requirements must be followed.

Social Media
Follow @USI_News on Twitter, "like" us on Facebook, or subscribe to our YouTube Channel to stay up-to-the-minute with USI news and events.

USI by the Numbers
The About USI pages give a detailed summary of enrollment, tuition fees, facilities, and our mission. The USI Fact Book provides 10 years of statistical information regarding USI at the university, college and academic department level, as well as information on various other departments on campus.

Getting to USI
New in town, or just visiting? Here are directions to USI. The online Campus Map will help you identify buildings and parking areas. USI is a tobacco-free campus.


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