Marilyn Whitesell is an Associate Professor in Fine Arts teaching Graphic Design. This program has had success in attracting students from both Kentucky and Indiana. Graphic Design has also been successful in placing its talented students in internships where they have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the field before graduation. Professor Whitesell's background is in print and multimedia design and she is able to share her knowledge of the field and personal expertise with her students. She is also involved in digital printmaking and exhibits regionally, nationally, and internationally. Marilyn was the recipient of the Indiana University Southeast’s Distinguished Research and Creativity Award for junior faculty and the Indiana University Bloomington’s New Frontiers Grant for research in digital media.