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1 '21-22 academic calendar released; breaks to return
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:50, p.02
4/15/2021 UNI released the 2021-2022 academic calendar which includes the return on the week-long Thanksgiving break, Spring break, and in-person commencement ceremonies, as well as a mixture of in-person, online, and hybrid class formats. The winter term sessions implemented last year will continue due to its success to help students stay-on-track for graduation.
2 Fall classes return to in-person
Burrage--Shawn (Student--2021), Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:39, p.01
3/8/2021 President Mark Nook released a statement indicating that the fall semester will return to more in-person classes and operations with increased capacity in classrooms, dining centers, and common spaces. The university will be implementing a 50% capacity guideline which will continue to restrict larger in-person courses possibly causing an increase in hybrid classes even after the pandemic. Registration for fall 2021 classes begin March 29; photo.
3 Extending the school year: an ongoing debate
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:14, p.1
10/15/2010 Opinions vary on President Obama's proposal to extend the school year. Some say other changes are needed in teaching methods. Dwight Watson, Dean of the College of Education is supportive of the extension; photo.
4 Dead sprint to the finish
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:26, p.5
12/9/2008 Thinks that the week long Thanksgiving vacation might not have been beneficial to preparing for the last several weeks of class and then final examinations.
5 Prep week resolution on hold
Bentley--Adam J. (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 104:6, p.4
9/14/2007 Faculty Senate places request for no work assignments prior to final week on hold. Applications are available for financial assistance for student organizations from NISG. Intercollegiate Academics Fund can help students in need; photo.
6 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
12/4/2006 The spring 2007 semester begins Monday, January 8.
7 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
12/4/2006 The Fall 2006 semester ends Friday, December 15.
8 Improper planning
Roos--Nicholas Alexander (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:13, p.9
10/10/2006 Suggests scheduling Homecoming prior to mid term exams, having a week off for Thanksgiving, and adding a fall break.
9 Academic calendar
Northern Iowan 102:54, p.1
4/25/2006 Dates announced for the summer academic calendar.
10 Board of Regents to meet May 4 and 5
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/26/2005 Board of Regents will discuss room and parking rates, allocation of fees, and staff salaries, among other issues.
11 Senators vote down proposed calendar
Koppes--Kevin (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:20, p.1
11/8/2002 Proposal for a fifteen week academic calendar was voted down by NISG, with a count of 3-35-1.
12 Benefits are few if semester is cut
Buelow--Katie J. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:19, p.9
11/5/2002 Criticizes the proposed fifteen week academic calendar, which would shorten semesters by two weeks.
13 Calendar pitched to NISG
Koppes--Kevin (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:18, p.1
11/1/2002 Registrar Phil Patten and a member of the Calendar Committee presented the proposed 15-week academic calendar for consideration.
14 Two weeks too few
Northern Iowan 99:18, p.7
11/1/2002 Claims that switching to the proposed 15-week academic calendar will force students to complete the same workload in less time and will decrease participation in student organizations.
15 Academic calendar looks at a makeover
Koppes--Kevin (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:17, p.1
10/29/2002 A new fifteen week calendar for UNI has been proposed; will give students two extra weeks off per year, while increasing class lengths by 10-15 minutes.
16 Columnist hits lull; dreams of mid-fall break
Blodgett--Clifford L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:16, p.9
10/25/2002 Claims that UNI should have a "mid-fall break," such as the one offered by the University of Nebraska.
17 Faculty Senate debates shorter semester terms
Koppes--Kevin (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:1, p.6
8/30/2002 The proposal to change to the calendar includes reducing each semester from seventeen weeks to fifteen weeks, adding an extra summer session, and allowing for a longer break over Christmas.
18 Communication tip: centralized calendar saves time
Campus News Network 11:22, p.3
6/26/2001 Encourages use of the UNI Web calendar maintained by the Office of University Marketing and Public Relations.
19 UNI calendar--see the Web
Campus News Network 11:10, p.4
12/5/2000 The UNI calendar of events normally seen in the CNN is now available on-line.
20 May term possible next year
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 96:51, p.1
4/14/2000 The University is studying the possibility of having a May term in 2001.
21 Other major administrative, service, and curricular changes
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.234
7/1/1995 The college adopts the semester plan to begin in summer, 1957; changes in student teaching supervision include resumption of work in Cedar Falls schools; institution of honors program and work with provisional students; photo.
22 Schedule changes proposed
Johnson--Janet (Student--1994)
Northern Iowan 90:61, p.2
6/24/1994 Propose to expand summer session to three four-week units.
23 Faculty Senate urges recognition of King holiday: observance would begin with 1993-94 calendar
Dolgener--Jennifer A. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 88:27, p.1
12/10/1991 Consider implications of calendar change.
24 Government sets up 1990-91 committees
McIntire--Jonna
Northern Iowan 86:56, p.5
4/27/1990 Committees include bookstore oversight group; also consider revised academic calendar suggested by President Curris..
25 Tuition increases top NISG agenda
Wright--Michelle (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 86:14, p.3
10/20/1989 Increase will cost students about $45 per semester; consider resolution to shorten Christmas break.
26 Later class starting date proposed
Dickerson--Ann
Northern Iowan 86:13, p.4
10/17/1989 Faculty Senate approves calendar stating later in January.
27 Calendar committee supported this year's unusual beginning
Thomas--Daniel Carl (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 85:1, p.4
8/26/1988 Classes began on Monday at 4 PM to allow time for registration and orientation.
28 Regents approve calendars
Hawes--Christine E. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 84:23, p.4
11/13/1987 Also approve $3 million for Latham Hall renovation.
29 Regents approve academic calendars, business for University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:134, p.1
11/11/1987 The Board of Regents approve the revised academic calendars for 1989-90 and 1990-91. Contracts are confirmed for the remodeling of Latham Hall and destruction of Power Plant No. 1.
30 Calendar coordination not likely
Ury--Janet
Northern Iowan 83:11, p.4
10/3/1986 UNI calendar faces requirements that the other Regents institutions do not face; UNI semesters should include 75 class days.
31 New calendar changes breaks, semester length
Witt--Nancy (Student--1985-1988)
Northern Iowan 81:62, p.1
7/26/1985 Semesters will contain 75 instructional days; no fall break; instruction will begin on Mondays; finals week will follow instructional week; Thanksgiving will begin Tuesday evening.
32 Athletic Policy Board changes proposed: Boots to chair Faculty Senate
Brown--Molly (Student--1983-1984)
Northern Iowan 80:55, p.5
4/27/1984 Myra Boots will be chair; Marian Krogmann will be vice chair; receive ROTC report; proposes formation of Academic Calendar Committee.
33 Explains calendar decision
Rider--Paul Edward (Chemistry Faculty)
Northern Iowan 80:49, p.3
4/6/1984 Professor Paul Rider explains why he voted against the proposed calendar change.
34 Information management title okayed
Brown--Molly (Student--1983-1984)
Northern Iowan 80:47, p.5
3/30/1984 Department of Business Education and Administrative Management will become Department of Information Management; defeat suggestion from President Curris to change academic calendar.
35 tgif
Ketels--Denton
Northern Iowan 80:45, p.2
3/23/1984 A look at President Curris and the Faculty Senate.
36 Chabert cries out about money waste
Bramblette--Denis M. (Classes of 1984 and 1985)
Northern Iowan 79:53, p.3
4/29/1983 Professor Chabert asks to see totals of salaries and expenses given to faculty; Professor Richter asks to extend length of semesters.
37 UNI to close Monday (Sept. 7) for Labor Day
Public Relations News Release 1981:29, p.1
9/1/1981 In observance of Labor Day, UNI offices will be closed and classes will not be held; date/time specifics are given.
38 Spring calendar changed
Jefson--Kathy S.
Northern Iowan 78:1, p.9
8/28/1981 Spring semester will start one week earlier than had been scheduled previously.
39 Regents approve calendar
Northern Iowan 77:61, p.1
7/24/1981 Calendars for 1982 and 1983 approved; Daryl Smith will be acting head of Department of Biology; Tom Thompson will be acting dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.
40 Regents approve academic calendars; give OK to department name change
Northern Iowan 76:51, p.1
4/22/1980 The Board of Regents approved the academic calendars for the 1981-82 and the 1982-83 years.
41 Students considered last
Knickrehm--Kevin
Northern Iowan 76:47, p.2
4/8/1980 Spring break was late this year.
42 Good Friday?
Lobsinger--Diane J. (Class of 1981)
Northern Iowan 76:46, p.5
4/4/1980 Faculty Senate approved a calendar change that means school will be held on Good Friday.
43 Academic holiday
Northern Iowan 76:12, p.4
10/12/1979 October 18 and 19 will be an academic holiday from classes.
44 Yes, there is a January 31
Gaertnier--Meta
Northern Iowan 75:31, p.1
1/30/1979 University calendar drops a day.
45 1979-1981 academic calendars
Northern Iowan 74:17, p.6
10/28/1977
46 Changes in academic calendar by Senate
Milroy--Kevin
Northern Iowan 73:56, p.5
5/6/1977 Faculty Senate considers many issues with the most important being the length of the Christmas break.
47 Senate news
Northern Iowan 73:54, p.1
4/29/1977 Will consider length of exam week and other academic calendar matters.
48 Four-week sessions questioned
Tulasiewicz--Jan Bruno (Economics Faculty)
Northern Iowan 71:4, p.2
9/13/1974 Should continue 4-week summer sessions at least for 1975.
49 Summer sessions
Northern Iowan 70:56, p.2
6/14/1974 Will run two four-week sessions as well as one eight-week session.
50 Classes start early this fall
UNI Century 2:3, p.3
6/1/1974 Fall semester begins August 26, with three week interim between fall and spring semesters.

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