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151 Iowa students meet the challenge; Academic performance steadily improving, according to University of Northern Iowa admissions figures
Public Relations News Release 1991:188, p.1
11/4/1991 Office of Admissions announces incoming freshmen are meeting more demanding core course requirements than in the past.
152 A composite look at Northern Iowa's fall 1991 freshmen
Campus News Network 2:4, p.3
10/14/1991 Larger percentage of Iowa high school seniors enrolling, academic quality improving, attracting more non-Iowans and minorities, large percentage are full time.
153 Late enrollment cap set for freshman and grad students
Wolfe--Jason
Northern Iowan 88:1, p.1
8/30/1991 Admissions Office turns down late applications due to limited funding.
154 Budget cuts force University of Northern Iowa to cut off freshman admissions
Public Relations News Release 1991:4, p.1
8/19/1991 UNI stops accepting admission requests of freshmen due to budget cuts. Graduate College also has refused new applications.
155 Budget cuts force University of Northern Iowa Admissions Office to reduce flexibility; additional applicants being denied admission
Public Relations News Release 1990:695, p.1
8/8/1991 Budget cuts affect UNI enrollment.
156 Enrollment, funding pressure force University of Northern Iowa to cut off admissions to graduate college
Public Relations News Release 1990:686, p.1
8/5/1991 New applications for the Graduate College have been suspended for the fall semester.
157 Best preparation for college entrance exams is taking strong academic course work
Public Relations News Release 1990:680, p.1
8/1/1991 Strong college preparatory coursework in high school is the best preparation for college entrance exams.
158 Longnecker clarifies position on proposed enrollment cap
Longnecker--John C. (Class of 1961; Mathematics F)
Northern Iowan 87:61, p.2
7/5/1991
159 Professor vows to protect UNI; wants enrollment cap reinstated
Weiss--Sonya
Northern Iowan 87:60, p.1
6/28/1991 Professor Longnecker believes something must be done to meet rising enrollment without accompanying state funding.
160 Mandatory computer fee to be voted on by Regents next week
Allan--Matt
Northern Iowan 87:58, p.1
6/14/1991 Regents also change admissions requirements to three years of high school science; will divide Department of Mathematics and Computer Science and put Department of Library Science in Curriculum and Instruction.
161 Recently at the Regents . . . .
Campus News Network 1:18, p.2
6/3/1991 Three years of high school science required for admission; $40 computer fee approved; Math and Computer Science divide; Library Science folded into Curriculum and Instruction.
162 University of Northern Iowa requests Regents' approval for three-year high school science requirement for admission
Public Relations News Release 1990:574, p.1
5/15/1991 UNI requests an increase in the high school science requirement for admission.
163 Reception April 8 in Ankeny for students admitted to University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:409, p.1
3/20/1991 Students admitted to UNI, their parents, guidance counselors, and other prospective students are invited to a reception in Ankeny. Greg Reese, a UNI alumnus will speak.
164 Reception April 3 in Mason City for students admitted to University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:408, p.1
3/18/1991 Students admitted to UNI, their parents, guidance counselors, and other prospective students are invited to a reception in Mason City. Mark Young, a UNI alumnus, will speak.
165 Reception March 10 in Sioux City for students admitted to University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:388, p.1
3/14/1991 Sioux City to host reception for students accepted for admission to UNI. Their parents, guidance counselors, and prospective students are welcome to attend. Pam and Tim Wurster, UNI alumni, will speak.
166 Reception March 27 in Dubuque for students admitted to University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:406, p.1
3/13/1991 Recently admitted students, their parents, guidance counselors, and prospective students are invited to a UNI reception in Dubuque.
167 Reception March 28 in Cedar Rapids for students admitted to University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:407, p.1
3/13/1991 Students admitted to UNI, their parents, guidance counselors, and other prospective students are invited to a reception in Cedar Rapids. Paul Below, a UNI alumnus will speak.
168 Reception March 24 in Council Bluffs for students admitted to University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:405, p.1
3/11/1991 Students recently admitted to UNI, their parents, guidance counselors, and prospective students are invited to a reception. UNI alumnae Nancy Coziahr will speak.
169 Reception March 13 in Fairfield for students admitted to University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:397, p.1
3/6/1991 Students recently accepted for admission to UNI are invited to a reception in Fairfield March 13. Also invited to attend are their parents, guidance counselors, and prospective students. Marilyn and Mike Vincent, UNI alumni, will speak.
170 Reception March 14 in Waterloo for students admitted to University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:398, p.1
3/6/1991 Recently admitted students to UNI their parents, guidance counselors, and prospective students are invited to a reception in Waterloo.
171 Reception March 11 in Bettendorf for students admitted to University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:389, p.1
3/4/1991 Rich and Dee James, UNI alumni, will speak at a reception in Bettendorf for newly accepted UNI students, their parents, guidance counselors and prospective students.
172 Reception March 6 in Carroll for students admitted to University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:364, p.1
2/21/1991 Informational meeting for newly admitted UNI students, their parents, and guidance counselors will be held in Carroll. UNI alumnae Joyce Koster of Carroll will address the gathering.
173 Reception March 7 in Calmar for students admitted to University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:365, p.1
2/21/1991 An informational meeting for recently accepted students at UNI will be held in Calmar. Ward Budweg, a UNI alumnus, will address the group.
174 U of I admission standards change, Iowa State next
Phipps--David (Student--1990)
Northern Iowan 87:19, p.4
11/6/1990 Although University of Iowa is changing its admissions standards, UNI is not planning any revisions.
175 Admission requirements a concern; UNI's standards may be reevaluated
Dolgener--Jennifer A. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 87:9, p.1
10/2/1990 A committee may be established to review UNI's admission and retention policies.
176 Iowa defies national trend
Northern Iowan 87:9, p.1
10/2/1990 Iowa students score higher than the national average on the American College Testing exam.
177 Admissions staff--going long distance
Campus News Network 1:3, p.1
10/1/1990 Staff will visit every Iowa high school as well as many outside the state; photo.
178 Administering a burgeoning normal school
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.154
7/1/1990 Debate over the mission of the Normal School; disparity in salary for women and men; duties of Board; organization of library services; photo.
179 Black Support Network sponsoring Black History Month Essay Contest at Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:354, p.1
1/22/1990 Ronald Green, president of the Black Support Network, organizes a Black History Month essay contest. Entries must be at least five-hundred words in length. Winners will receive up to two-hundred dollars from University Book and Supply.
180 Regents lift enrollment cap
Putze--Aaron A. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 85:53, p.1
4/21/1989 Policy initially approved in December 1985; UNI officials believe that the lifting will not lead to overcrowding.
181 Curris addresses Noehren residents
Miller--Jennifer C. (Student--1989-1990)
Northern Iowan 85:49, p.1
4/7/1989 President Curris offers views on a variety of subjects at informal meeting.
182 Enrollment cap may be lifted
Woelfel--Jodi (Student--1988-1990)
Northern Iowan 85:45, p.1
3/14/1989 Rick Stinchfield says that there will probably be money to hire more faculty, so the university can enroll more students.
183 Freshmen come to UNI better prepared
Arend--Elizabeth
Northern Iowan 85:14, p.6
10/14/1988 Quick look at effects of stricter admissions standards.
184 More students staying enrolled
Guinn--Suzanne
Northern Iowan 85:7, p.7
9/20/1988 Jack Wielenga talks about enrollment trends in the wake of stricter admissions standards.
185 Enrollment cap hurts ethnic diversity at UNI
White--Ryan A. (Class of 1989)
Northern Iowan 85:3, p.1
9/2/1988 President Curris speaks at length to the faculty about the enrollment cap.
186 We're striking out on new territory
Northern Iowa Today 16:3, p.8
9/1/1988 Office of Admissions will recruit students from a wider territory outside Iowa.
187 UNI caps enrollment
White--Ryan A. (Class of 1989)
Northern Iowan 85:1, p.1
8/26/1988 Will cap enrollment at 11,500.
188 UNI's recruiting methods vary
Rogers--Steve
Northern Iowan 84:40, p.8
2/23/1988 Administrators talk about ways of bringing good students to campus.
189 UNI tours still popular
White--Ryan A. (Class of 1989)
Northern Iowan 84:33, p.6
1/29/1988 Despite enrollment cap, many students visit campus.
190 University of Northern Iowa names Merit Scholars
Public Relations News Release 1987:204, p.1
1/13/1988 Fifteen Merit Scholar students are selected for the Presidential Scholars program. Presidential Scholars are provided with free tuition, and room and board for four years. Students listed.
191 Northern Iowa names recipients of prestigious presidential scholarships
Public Relations News Release 1987:177, p.1
12/16/1987 The Presidential Scholars board selects the third class of high school seniors to receive the four-year Presidential Scholar awards. Professor Robert Talbott leads the selection committee. Recipients are listed.
192 Entrance requirements for '88 examined; certain departments may lose enrollment with requirements
Krall--Tiffany
Northern Iowan 84:28, p.9
12/8/1987 Department heads generally support stronger requirements, but enrollment may be affected.
193 High school officials unhappy with requirement demands
Stickfort--Patty
Northern Iowan 84:28, p.9
12/8/1987 Principals offer opinions; believe there may be some unfortunate side effects.
194 High school students need more knowledge of basics for college
Schooley--Terry
Northern Iowan 84:28, p.9
12/8/1987 Admission requirements strengthened because faculty believed students were arriving at college without the knowledge that they should have had.
195 Requirements explained
Schooley--Terry
Northern Iowan 84:28, p.9
12/8/1987 New admission standards.
196 Faculty-Senate considers revision, improvement of mission statement
Thomas--Daniel Carl (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:11, p.6
10/2/1987 Also will consider foreign language graduation requirement.
197 Enrollment drops by 1.3 percent following new cap, requirements
Northern Iowan 84:9, p.5
9/25/1987 Fall 1987 is 11,431; officials speculate on causes.
198 Admissions office provides various services to university
Latham--Dawn
Northern Iowan 84:7, p.12
9/18/1987 Nancie Handorf gives brief description of services.
199 UNI fall enrollment comes in under institution's new enrollment limitation
Public Relations News Release 1987:38, p.1
9/15/1987 Robert Leahy and Jack Wielenga discuss the new enrollment guidelines placed on the university. Due to more strict admission standards, including raising the grade point requirement, the university saw a decrease of over one percent in transfer admissions.
200 Wright takes over in minority recruitment
Hawes--Christine E. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 84:6, p.1
9/15/1987 Juanita Wright is coordinator of minority recruitment; photo.

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