Stoneking Named Executive Director Of USI Outreach And Engagement
Dr. Mohammed Khayum, University of Southern Indiana Provost, has named Dawn Stoneking as Executive Director for Outreach and Engagement effective January 1, 2021. Stoneking had been serving as Interim Associate Provost for Outreach and Engagement and Director of Lifelong Learning since August 1, 2019.
As Executive Director, Stoneking will serve as the liaison to develop and maintain partnerships between USI and community, state, and regional groups and organizations. She will oversee an extensive set of programs and services including: the Center for Applied Research; College Achievement Program; Historic New Harmony; Historic Southern Indiana; Lifelong Learning Noncredit Courses; Corporate Partnerships and Customized Trainings; Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC); Service Learning; Southern Indiana Japanese School; Veteran, Military and Family Resource Center, among others.
Stoneking has served as the Director of Lifelong Learning at USI since January 2016 and was previously the Assistant Director of Enrollment and Degree Management at Virginia Tech University. While there, she also served as Assistant Director for Distance Learning Initiatives and in leadership positions within Continuing and Professional Education in Outreach and International Affairs.
Stoneking holds memberships in the University and Professional Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), Indiana Chamber of Commerce, Southwest Indiana Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Board of Directors for the Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville (GAGE). She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1995, and a master’s degree in social work in 2000, both from Radford University in Radford, Virginia. She is currently working on a doctorate in public administration and public affairs from Virginia Tech.