The University of Southern Indiana has promoted Brandi Hess to director of web services. She most recently served as manager of web services and will now lead the team in management and strategic development of the university's web presence. Hess began as a web designer at USI in 2000, before being named art director of an Evansville marketing agency. She returned to USI as a web developer in 2010. Hess earned her bachelor's degree from USI.