At its regular meeting on Thursday, March 4, the University of Southern Indiana Board of Trustees approved 13 new certificate programs to be offered across all four of the University’s colleges to undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students.
The following certificate programs were approved after receiving approval from the University’s Academic Planning Council and review by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education:
Graduate and Post-Graduate Certificates:
All certificate programs approved by the Board of Trustees will now be submitted to appropriate state and national agencies.
The Board of Trustees also heard a presentation from Jon Mark Hall, Director of Athletics, on the progress toward the creation of a new Swimming and Diving program. A new, 50-student program is planned to begin competition in the Winter 2022 season in the USI Aquatic Center, which is scheduled to open in late Summer 2021. The Aquatic Center would also host college and high school dual and tri meets.
In additional business, the Board of Trustees approved the conferral of doctoral, master’s, baccalaureate and associate’s degrees to eligible candidates for the Spring 2021 Commencement Exercises, to be held Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 7-9 in the Screaming Eagles Arena. The in-person ceremonies will be reduced capacity, physically-distanced seating and require face coverings for all graduates and their guests. The Board also heard updates on the Indiana General Assembly and campus construction projects.
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