Higher education

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Regents approve another tuition hike

    - Jun 8, 2017
    The state Board of Regents voted to raise tuition for the upcoming school year beyond the rates approved in December 2016. By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu CEDAR FALLS — For a second year in a row, the...
  • Regent university administrators discuss budget priorities, concerns

    - Jun 7, 2017
    Officials from Iowa’s three regent universities face the lasting effects of the fiscal 2017 budget cuts. By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu After grappling with a rocky fiscal year, administrators of the institutions governed by the state Board...
  • State audit reports improper purchases by former UI staff member

    - May 25, 2017
    A state audit report released May 25 alleged that the University of Iowa Athletics Department’s former information technology director made improper purchases and disbursements. State Auditor Mary Mosiman issued a report based on a special investigation...
  • Shivers selected as new VP for Student Life

    - May 25, 2017
    Shivers selected as UI’s first female VP for Student Life. By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu After a semester-long search for a new vice president for Student Life, the University of Iowa has named its newest addition to...
  • UI eyes renewing reviews

    - May 11, 2017
    The UI is in the process of re-establishing a schedule to conduct reviews of the central administration. By Marissa Payne  marissa-payne@uiowa.edu After lagging behind in reviews of central administrators in the past couple decades, University of...
  • Regents begin tuition discussion

    - May 8, 2017
    New regent leadership opens dialogue about state appropriations and tuition increases. By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu A summer vote to increase tuition for the second-consecutive summer may occur next month. Student leaders, university presidents, and members of...

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