Higher education

University of Iowa rolling out ‘one and done’ records fee

Students and alumni at Iowa's public universities can pay hundreds in records-related fees during their academic careers and beyond, and the instituti ...

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Hancher gift shop buyers want ‘wow’ and ‘different’

IOWA CITY - After being moved by a musical performance at Hancher Auditorium, you might be moved to buy a necklace with a piano pendant to remember th ...

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Regents review 4 companies for University of Northern Iowa president search

Four firms have applied to help in the search for a new University of Northern Iowa president, and the Board of Regents expects to pick one by the end ...

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UI and ISU presidents request no pay raise

AMES - Presidents of the University of Iowa and Iowa State University asked not to get pay increases this year, and the Board of Regents Monday grante ...

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Iowa regents shave tuition increase by $50

The Board of Regents on Monday unanimously agreed to shave $50 off a tuition-hike proposal for this fall, decreasing the annual increase for resident ...

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Rastetter defends land deal with Iowa State President Leath

Before Iowa State University President Steven Leath bought land in Iowa through Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter' Summit Agricultural Group, ...

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Research says chronically absent students are less likely to succeed academically

CEDAR RAPIDS - Last school year, the principal at Wright Elementary sometimes started his work day at a student's front door. Anything to get kids to ...

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Coe College welcomes first-ever provost

The days were never long enough for Paula O'Loughlin, who as a University of Minnesota Morris political science professor was teaching, heading a vari ...

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Federal funding to University of Iowa, Iowa State up in 2016

Both University of Iowa and Iowa State University received more federal funding in the 2016 budget year - primarily for research - even though those d ...

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New University of Iowa budgeting process yields some different priorities

IOWA CITY - A #x201c;values-based budget process#x201d; the University of Iowa launched this spring to give deans and vice presidents more power over ...

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Suit against regents tests open meetings law

IOWA CITY - A Des Moines lawyer this week said he expects the issue of private meetings involving public officials to again end up at the Iowa Supreme ...

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University of Iowa plans to fire Jane Meyer

IOWA CITY - A former University of Iowa Athletics official suing the UI for gender and sexual orientation discrimination is asking a judge to stop the ...

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Iowa Board of Regents executive director made more than double his capped salary

Board of Regents Executive Director Robert Donley earned $338,466 in salary, bonuses and deferred compensation in the 2015 budget year - more than dou ...

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Iowa Board of Regents look at more meetings next year

Instead of a previously considered reduction in the number of meetings it holds each year, the Board of Regents next week will vote on a #x201c;new, m ...

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Iowa campuses doing more to acclimate students from abroad

IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa's international student enrollment for years has skyrocketed - more than doubling over the past decade and setting ...

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