Higher education

Searches for Iowa State, Board of Regents leadership advance

A 21-member search committee charged with sifting through the 64 candidates to become Iowa State University's next president will interview eight semi ...

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Eastern Iowa private colleges find encouraging news in fall enrollment reports

Even as the University of Iowa and Iowa State University look to slow years of record-setting enrollment growth, many of Iowa's private colleges conti ...

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Iowa regents asking for $12 million solely for resident, undergrad aid

IOWA CITY - Iowa's public universities typically ask lawmakers for #x201c;general#x201d; fund resources to be used for #x201c;general#x201d; purposes ...

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Cassini space craft to bid adieu, directed on a crash course with Saturn with University of Iowa instrument on board

IOWA CITY - Life could exist on Saturn's Enceladus moon, an icy #x201c;ocean world#x201d; hiding salt water beneath its crust. It also could exist on ...

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Iowa State to get more from rare gift than expected

An atypical gift to Iowa State University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will generate $52 million more than expected when the ISU Foundation ...

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University of Iowa forges ahead with new ‘Center for Advancement’

The State University of Iowa Foundation has started answering to a new name: #x201c;The University of Iowa Center for Advancement.#x201d;Although it w ...

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Final counts confirm Kirkwood Community College bond passage

Unofficial final tallies from Tuesday night's school elections show Kirkwood Community College sailed over its required 60-percent bar, earning suppor ...

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Kirkwood bond issue headed toward passage

Despite the potential for financing fatigue - with several Eastern Iowa school districts asking taxpayers to commit millions of bond sales toward thei ...

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University of Iowa bumps up in rankings

IOWA CITY - University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld since arriving two years ago has beseeched his campus to improve its national rankings - citing ...

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Iowa State picks eight presidential semifinalists

The 21 Iowa State University constituents charged with identifying finalists to become the institution's next president have winnowed 64 applicants do ...

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$50 million gift makes it the Ivy College of Business at Iowa State

Iowa State University's College of Business appears to be on a roll.Just over two weeks ago, ISU's fastest-growing college announced that the Gerdin C ...

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Iowa State University, University of Iowa stall enrollment growth

Iowa State University - which has seen its student body swell 44 percent in the last decade - has succeeded in slowing its growth, according to new fa ...

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Iowa Regent: Steep tuition increases should be ‘last resort’

IOWA CITY - Tuition increases above the cost of living increase - like those pitched by Iowa's public university presidents if state appropriations re ...

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University of Iowa professor: Solar Flare biggest in more than a decade

If metaphorical snow overtook your radio Wednesday morning or your navigation system steered you astray, don't blame the devices. Turn your eyes skywa ...

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University of Iowa Hospitals reporting deficit in new budget year

IOWA CITY - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics' operating income for the 2017 budget year that ended June 30 was down nearly 50 percent from its ...

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