University of Southern Indiana
Associate Provosts
Shelly Blunt
Dr. Shelly Blunt
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs
Contact: 812-465-1617
Byron C. Wright Administration Building 103A

The Associate Provost for Academic Affairs assists Provost Rochon in managing many different facets of undergraduate and graduate education programs, including general administration with college deans, the Dean of Students, the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, Distance Learning, and Student Affairs administrative staff in coordinating the following programs:

  • University Core Curriculum (CORE 39)
  • Academic Program Review
  • University Division
  • Academic Skills
  • Honors Program
  • Living Learning Communities
  • First Year Experience
  • Undergraduate Research Initiatives (Endeavor!)

Marcia Kiessling
Dr. Marcia Kiessling
Associate Provost for Student Affairs
Contact: 812-464-1757
Byron C. Wright Administration Building 104A

The Associate Provost for Student Affairs oversees USI student programs and general administration, with management and direction of:

  • Career Services & Internships
  • Counseling Center
  • Housing & Residence Life
  • Multicultural Center
  • Recreation, Fitness & Wellness
  • Religious Life
  • Student Development Programs
  • Student Publications
  • University Health Center

Mark Bernhard
Dr. Mark Bernhard
Associate Provost for Outreach and Engagement
Contact: 812-228-5098
University Center East 2209

The Associate Provost for Outreach and Engagement advances the mission of USI by providing and facilitating educational, research, and technical services for people, groups, and organizations in regional, state, national, and global communities.  These services support and promote economic development, social and cultural enrichment, and individual well-being.  

Outreach and Engagement is organized into several areas:

  • Bachelor of General Studies
  • Center for Applied Research & Economic Development
  • Continuing and Professional Education
  • Center for Educational Services & Partnerships
  • Corporate Partnerships
  • Connect with Southern Indiana
  • Distance Learning
  • Historic New Harmony
  • Historic Southern Indiana
  • Innovation Pointe Education & Entrepreneurship Support
  • Military Science (ROTC)
  • Office of Service Learning
  • Southern Indiana Japanese School
  • USI-Crane Partnership     

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