Higher education

Iowa State President Steven Leath will no longer fly ISU aircraft

After disclosing last week that he occasionally pilots one of his institution's airplanes and last year caused $12,000 in damage, Iowa State Universit ...

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Iowa State spent $12,000 after President Leath’s hard aircraft landing

AMES - Iowa State University President Steven Leath is a licensed pilot certified to fly one of the two ISU-owned aircraft, and on four occasions he u ...

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University of Iowa appoints new HR head without search

IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa's newly appointed chief human resources officer - who will lead a reorganization recommended by a task force she ch ...

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Survey on University of Iowa sex assaults draws lackluster participation

IOWA CITY - Even though fewer than 3,000 of a potential 28,787 University of Iowa students completed a survey gauging sexual violence on campus, one i ...

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Auditor: Iowa State University director diverted, improperly pocketed $324,816

After investigating conflict of interest concerns involving the former director of Iowa State University's Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation, S ...

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Proposal for two-tiered college tuition concerns Branstad

DES MOINES - Gov. Terry Branstad said Monday he is encouraged by the state Board of Regents' two-year approach to budgeting, but expressed concern ove ...

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More than 600 visited University of Iowa ombudsperson with problem or concern last year

IOWA CITY - Of the more than 600 people who visited the University of Iowa's Office of the Ombudsperson in the last academic year, more than a quarter ...

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Iowa colleges bending boundaries to reach students

IOWA CITY - With a setting sun shooting rays through ominous clouds while chickens scurried across the lawn on a picturesque homestead west of town, 3 ...

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Iowa’s Catholic colleges unite in new partnership

For the first time since their founding - which for Loras College dates back to 1839 - Iowa's six private Catholic colleges have formed a collegiate a ...

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Nobel Peace Prize laureate to speak in Iowa City, kicking off the UI’s 2016 lecture series

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and global advocate against child labor and slavery Kailash Satyarthi will speak at the University of Iowa Tuesday, kicking ...

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Bruce Harreld installed as University of Iowa president

More than a year after the Board of Regents announced his hiring, J. Bruce Harreld on Friday officially was installed as the University of Iowa's 21st ...

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University of Iowa alum, NASA director says scientists are in pursuit of ‘Earth 2.0’

IOWA CITY - Today's scientists are discovering extrasolar planets at such a #x201c;phenomenal rate#x201d; that one University of Iowa alumnus turned N ...

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Senator calls for more oversight of Iowa Board of Regents

CEDAR FALLS - After a 50-plus-person discussion Thursday about the Board of Regents and how it governs Iowa's public universities, a state senator cal ...

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High-tech University of Iowa simulator aids firefighters

CEDAR RAPIDS - Emergency medical service training often is a low-tech affair for Cedar Rapids firefighters, with EMS Training Capt. Matt Kunkle giving ...

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University of Iowa, Iowa State hold steady, slip in some national rankings

Higher education leaders across Iowa - including those with the Board of Regents and its public universities - have been vocal about their desire to i ...

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