Higher Education

  • Some hope UI copies Brown’s lead

    - Sep 22, 2016
    Discussions arise about providing feminine-hygiene products in all restrooms at the UI after Brown University decides to do so. By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu Following Brown University’s decision to supply all women’s, men’s, and gender-inclusive restrooms with...
  • University faculty senate eyes AAUP sanction

    - Sep 21, 2016
    During a meeting Tuesday, the faculty senate discussed a sanction imposed on the University of Iowa this summer. By Marissa Payne & Vivian Le daily-iowan@uiowa.edu For faculty and members on the University of Iowa chapter of...
  • Future tuition hike appears likely for the UI

    - Sep 9, 2016
    By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu Another tuition hike seems imminent after the state Board of Regents voted on Thursday to approve fiscal 2018 requests, a 2 percent increase in state appropriations from fiscal 2017. The regents proposed...
  • Regents may move on Main Library

    - Sep 8, 2016
    By Marissa Payne  marissa-payne@uiowa.edu The state Board of Regents’ Property and Facilities Committee on Wednesday agreed to recommend to the regents that they approve a $50 million modernization plan for the University of Iowa Main Library...
  • From the Board of Regents: New dorm may be named after Catlett

    - Sep 8, 2016
    The new Madison Street residence hall will likely be named after Elizabeth Catlett, pending approval at today’s state Board of Regents meeting. When Catlett graduated from the University of Iowa in 1940, she did so in...
  • University of Iowa wrestles with retaining faculty

    - Aug 31, 2016
    By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu University of Iowa administrative leaders are strategizing to raise compensation and retain faculty as state funding for the university dwindles. As the UI administration aims to keep faculty salaries competitive, the effects...
  • New fee aids some, costs some

    - Aug 24, 2016
    By Marissa Payne marissa-payne@uiowa.edu    The University of Iowa Registrar’s Office will assess a $225 records and documents fee for new students, starting with the class of 2020. Before the creation of the fee, students had...

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