The class is part of a national program, called Inside Out, which trains university instructors to work in prisons and jails.
Officers say Favor was taken to IU Health Bloomington in critical condition, where he later died Sunday morning.
New Leaf New Life is expanding its services in Perry Township.
Michael Griffin, the man convicted of killing Indiana University English professor Don Belton, has been sentenced to 50 years in jail.
Mark Zacharias turned himself into police this morning and posted bond.
Monroe County Sheriff Jim Kennedy and Jail Commander Bill Wilson appear at odds over whether the county needs a new jail or just a transitional facility.
The jail was under supervision for a lawsuit for overcrowding in 1972. But some fear the same conditions could occur at other local jails.
Delbert Boone spoke at Monroe County Jail about recognizing chemical dependency is a disease, rather than a moral problem stemming from a lack of willpower.