Higher education

Kirk Ferentz, Tom Brands testify at trial to issues in working with Jane Meyer

DES MOINES - Iowa Head Football Coach Kirk Ferentz often talks about #x201c;doing your job#x201d; when it comes to his football players and coaches.Fr ...

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Iowa Board of Regents seek new approach to higher ed funding

IOWA CITY - With state support for higher education floundering, and more tuition increases looming, several lawmakers say they support and would be i ...

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University of Iowa graduate, former Oprah Winfrey Show executive pitches giving

IOWA CITY - Although Oprah Winfrey is known internationally for giving millions to charity, Sheri Salata said the media mogul's philanthropy isn't abo ...

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Jane Meyer trial: Plaintiff attorneys rest case, University of Iowa’s defense to begin Friday

DES MOINES - Eight days of testimony raising doubts about the University of Iowa athletic department's leadership ended Thursday with a witness breaki ...

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Jane Meyer trial turns focus to firing of Hawkeye field hockey coach

DES MOINES - There was pressure from all sides to complete a 2014 inquiry into allegations of player mistreatment by former Hawkeye field hockey Coach ...

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Barta at Jane Meyer trial: Not all abuse allegations in University of Iowa athletics investigated

DES MOINES - Dozens of University of Iowa student-athletes complained about verbal and mental abuse, with some even saying they experienced physical o ...

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Ben Allen back on ISU campus, won’t live in the Knoll

Former Iowa State University Provost and University of Northern Iowa President Ben Allen returned to Ames last week to transition into his role as int ...

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National DNA Day celebrates science, opportunities at University of Iowa

IOWA CITY - University of Iowa students and faculty gathered in Iowa City on Tuesday to celebrate #x201c;National DNA Day,#x201d; commemorating comple ...

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University of Iowa officials eyeing campus reorganization

IOWA CITY - A small group of University of Iowa deans is investigating a possible campus reorganization that could involve relocating departments, cha ...

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University of Iowa Alumni Association faces uncertain future

IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa Alumni Association, which marks its 150th anniversary this year and counts tens of thousands of members around the ...

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Jane Meyer trial: Athletic Director Gary Barta says she was poisoning the workplace

DES MOINES - A former University of Iowa athletics official, passed over for a prime job and angry over her partner's firing from the institution, was ...

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Friday morning read: Tuition increases, end of a 'historic' legislative session, possible PCI expansion and more

REGENTS LOOKING AT 5 PERCENT TUITION INCREASE: In the wake of state budget cuts that have taken $30 million from the regents, outgoing Board of Regent ...

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Former Iowa lawmaker Larry McKibben announces bid for Board of Regents presidency

COUNCIL BLUFFS - As a senior member of Iowa's Board of Regents - with two years left to go - Larry McKibben on Thursday announced a 10-day campaign to ...

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Jane Meyer testifies about $70,000 salary gap

DES MOINES - Jane Meyer testified Thursday morning that Gene Taylor, who replaced her as second-in-command at the University of Iowa's athletics depar ...

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Iowa regents looking at 5 percent tuition increase this fall

COUNCIL BLUFFS - In the wake of state funding cuts that have taken $30 million from their base state support, outgoing Board of Regents President Bruc ...

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