Higher Education

  • Faculty choose new leaders for next year

    - Apr 26, 2017
    By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu The lame-duck period began for the 2016-2017 University of Iowa Faculty Senate officers Tuesday. Faculty Senate members elected a new group of officers for the coming school year at their last meeting...
  • UI seeks dorm upgrades

    - Apr 20, 2017
    By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu The East Side residence hall some students affectionately refer to as “Dirty Burge” could potentially get a facelift. Rod Lehnertz, the University of Iowa senior vice president for Finance and Operations, proposed...
  • Rastetter, Mulholland take their leave

    - Apr 21, 2017
    By Marissa Payne  marissa-payne@uiowa.edu COUNCIL BLUFFS — It’s out with the old and in with the new for the state Board of Regents. Regent President Bruce Rastetter and President Pro Tem Katie Mulholland wrapped up their...
  • Outlook for tuition: UP

    - Apr 21, 2017
    By Marissa Payne  marissa-payne@uiowa.edu COUNCIL BLUFFS — Iowa’s public universities governed by the cash-strapped state Board of Regents may see a hike in tuition rates higher than the rate regents approved in December 2016. The regents...
  • Officials work on ISU presidential search

    - Mar 28, 2017
    The discussion regarding the AAUP sanction against the UI resurfaces as the search for ISU President Steven Leath’s replacement begins. By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu After last week’s announcement that Iowa State University President Steven Leath will...
  • Students want action on sexual misconduct

    - Mar 23, 2017
    Students organize to petition the UI to add sexual misconduct to the Code of Student Life. By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu In the months since the University of Iowa released its Speak Out Iowa sexual misconduct survey...
  • UI and other universities stand behind DACA students

    - Mar 21, 2017
    The University of Iowa and more than 500 other institutions are prepared to work with President Donald Trump to preserve the rights of all students to earn an education. Universities from around the nation sent Trump...
  • Leath to leave Iowa State for position at Auburn University

    - Mar 20, 2017
    For a third time in less than two years, one of the three public Board of Regents institutions will be searching for a new leader.   The Auburn University Board of Trustees announced today Iowa State...
  • Academics mull tight budgets

    - Mar 10, 2017
    Academics discussed the significance of investing in higher education despite the challenges facing the nation’s public universities. By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu The funding problems universities across the nation face may be solved by going “back to...
  • Summer courses may be tricky because of cuts

    - Mar 9, 2017
    By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu Students trying to get ahead on coursework by taking summer classes at the University of Iowa may struggle to enroll in courses they had initially planned to take. The UI announced last...

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