Higher Education

  • Regents’ missed Tuition Task Force meeting disappoints many

    - Jul 26, 2017
    State legislators react to the regents’ decision not to reschedule the first Tuition Task Force meeting. By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu Shared efforts to address the trend of state disinvestment in higher education have been put on
  • Regents cancel first Tuition Task Force meeting

    - Jul 25, 2017
    The first of four scheduled meetings for the state Board of Regents’ Tuition Task Force has been cancelled. The meeting had been planned to take place from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday at the Pappajohn Education Center,
  • Harreld selects UI officials to fill Dodge’s role

    - Jul 24, 2017
    <br />  UI President Bruce Harreld announced on July 20 that Lena Hill, senior associate to the president and associate professor of English and African American studies, will serve as interim chief diversity officer and associate
  • Dodge acknowledges emotional challenges in diversity and inclusion efforts during farewell event

    - Jul 24, 2017
    Georgina Dodge will leave her position as chief diversity officer at the University of Iowa for a job at Bucknell University. By Molly Hunter molly-hunter@uiowa.edu To deny people their identities is to deny them their personhood,
  • Federal funding for research ebbs

    - Jul 19, 2017
    The UI has reported an increase in external funding supporting research, though federal funding for research is trending downward. By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu Federal funding for research is dwindling by millions, and although the University of
  • UI adds a new neuroscience major

    - Jul 12, 2017
    UI faculty members discuss the new undergraduate neuroscience major approved by the state Board of Regents on June 28. By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu The University of Iowa is elevating its strength in the health sciences to
  • Tuition task force unveils plans

    - Jul 10, 2017
    The state Board of Regents has announced Aug. 14 tuition task force meeting at the UI, with three other meetings scheduled across the state that will include legislative and business stakeholders, as well as the public
  • Leaving behind a legacy

    - Jun 29, 2017
    The UI community reflects on VP for Student Life Tom Rocklin’s achievements and remembers his efforts to cultivate student success. Rocklin will retire at the end of this month after more than 30 years at the
  • Regents approve interim executive director

    - Jun 29, 2017
    Without discussion, the state Board of <br />  Regents approved the appointment of state relations officer Keith Saunders to the post of interim executive director in a telephonic meeting on Wednesday. Saunders and the regents’ Governance
  • Regents executive director resigns

    - Jun 14, 2017
    Bob Donley, the executive director and CEO of the state Board of Regents, announced his plans to resign on June 7. The announcement of his departure from the regents comes less than two months after new

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