Nearly four years after the University of Iowa announced plans to raze its nearly 60-year-old University Athletic Club and replace it with a hotel, administrators are seeking approval to enter into a new land-lease deal that — in its first phase — would erect a four-story, 110-unit residential complex by Finkbine Golf Course.
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When COVID-19-19 shuttered schools last spring, a key factor in getting high school seniors to college — FAFSAs — flatlined. Where “Free Application for Federal Student Aid” filings had been rising in Iowa, the pandemic’s onset halted that progress and in the year since reversed some of the gains.
A federal judge has certified as class-action a lawsuit a group of University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics employees – including nurses and custodians – filed two years ago accusing their employer of, among other things, failing to pay wages and overtime on time.
Not only have Iowa lawmakers rejected a Board of Regents request to restore the $8 million they cut last summer in response to COVID-19, the Republican-led Senate this week approved a $1 billion education budget that excludes any funding increase at all for Iowa’s public universities.
None of the University of Iowa’s contracted football coaches — including head coach Kirk Ferentz — participated in voluntary salary reductions that UI Athletics announced last summer in light of massive COVID-compelled losses that officials cited weeks later in justifying their decision to cut four UI sports.