Governor Eric Holcomb has reappointed three members of the University of Southern Indiana Board of Trustees for appointments through June 30, 2026. Returning USI Trustees are Harold Calloway, John Dunn and Christine Keck, all of Evansville.
Calloway had a successful 34-year career with State Farm which he retired from in October 2019. He started his own State Farm agency on the northwest side of Evansville in 1985 after serving at Indiana State University – Evansville (USI) as the Director of Financial Aid for over 10 years. Calloway, a former platoon leader in the U.S. Army, spends his retired time involved in the church and mentoring young men in the community, sharing his experiences and offering guidance on navigating the professional world.
Dunn serves as the Chair and CEO of Dunn Hospitality Group. Ltd. and is a former Chair of the USI Board of Trustees, as well as a former member and Chair of the USI Foundation Board of Directors. Dunn Hospitality began with The Williamsburg Inn (now HomeLife Studios and Suites) in 1978 and now owns and operates over 40 hotels in Indiana, Kentucky and Alabama. Prior to Dunn Hospitality, Dunn worked in various roles at Evansville-based Fuqua Industries, which owned WROZ radio and WTVW-7 TV. Before his time with Fuqua Industries, he served as an electronics specialist in the U.S. Air Force. He is known for his varied involvement and contributions to the Evansville community.
Keck is the Managing Director of Federal Government Affairs with CenterPoint Energy. Previously, she served a dual role as Director of Federal Government Affairs for Vectren and Director of Government Relations for Energy Systems Group in Newburgh, Indiana. Prior to her dual role, Keck served as Senior Vice President, Southern Region Corporate Lending Executive for Old National Bank where she began her professional career and worked in a multitude of roles. In 2018, she was awarded the Sara B. Davies Award by Leadership Evansville for community engagement and leadership as she is active in leadership roles with several community organizations, including serving as an Evansville Regional Economic Partnership (EREP) Officer.
The USI Board of Trustees has nine trustees and must include one alumni of the University, one current student and one resident of Vanderburgh County. Trustee terms are for four years, except for the student term, which is two years.
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