Letters to the Editor

  • Letters to the editor

    - Sep 24, 2015
    Birthright citizenship and objectivity Aaron Walker’s article in the DI on Sept. 22 was interesting in many ways, but primarily, he deserves praise for addressing a controversial issue in an objective way. That in itself is...
  • Overcoming speech impediments

    - Sep 21, 2015
    Thank you very much for printing the inspiring story about Tristan Roeder and how he overcame a major speech impediment. His experience with stuttering very nearly mirrors my own as an elementary-school pupil. I was made...
  • Letters to the editor

    - Sep 17, 2015
    Voice concerns about Harreld’s appointment      I want to thank Daily Iowan columnist writer Hannah Soyer for her column “Harreld backlash shows no signs of stopping.” The governor and state Board of Regents have brusquely...
  • Letters to the Editor

    - Sep 14, 2015
    Growing impatience with legislatures, universities  I have spent my entire professional career as a faculty member at colleges and universities — for more than 40 years at the University of Iowa — and as a student...
  • Letters to the Editor

    - Sep 11, 2015
    A ‘vote of confidence’ for incoming President J. Bruce Harreld          A group of independent university business professionals would like to officially welcome President J. Bruce Harreld to the University of Iowa with...
  • Letter to the Editor

    - Sep 10, 2015
    Demanding transparency from the Board of Regents         The discontent within the UI community is widespread. A chorus of voices have called into question the Board of Regents’ practices during the presidential search that...
  • Letters to the editor

    - Sep 9, 2015
    Troubling questions about Harreld     I am sitting here writing because I am plagued by a host of troubling questions. First off, Why did incoming University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld lie on his résumé?...
  • Letters to the Editor

    - Sep 8, 2015
    School Board endorsements   The Iowa City School District has an opportunity to elect a super majority of the School Board today. As a naturalized citizen of this country, I hope you will exercise your constitutional...
  • Letters to the Editor

    - Sep 4, 2015
    The regents’ disgraceful decision      Bruce Harreld’s résumé and on-campus performance disqualify him not only from being UI president but also from being a candidate. The fact that he slipped through suggests the regents did...
  • Letters to the Editor

    - Sep 3, 2015
    Celebrate peace in September      September is the celebration of the International Day of Peace. Sept. 21 was declared by the United Nations as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within...

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