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Affirmative Action Office and Policies

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Title Date Summary
1 The actual problem with Harvard's admission policy
Rawwas--Mohammed (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 115:54, p.03
5/2/2019 Rawwas responds to Kevin Wiggins' column "Harvard's admittance problem" in the April 29 edition of the Northern Iowan. Rawwas discusses the court case against Harvard alleging discrimination against Asian American in admissions, and argues that the university's fault is legacy admissions, not affirmative action.
2 Harvard's admittance problem
Wiggins--Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:53, p.03
4/29/2019 Wiggins discusses a recent legal case against Harvard University alleging discrimination against Asian Americans in the college admissions process; photos.
3 Affirmative action: history of controversy
Conaway--Brandon U. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:53, p.1
4/29/2008 Affirmative action describes a number of policies that are aimed at ending discrimination by race, gender, and religion.
4 UNI professor will give lecture on the Supreme Court and affirmative action
Public Relations News Release 2007:607, p.1
4/16/2008 Professor John Johnson will talk about race-based considerations for admission to higher education.
5 Student admission based on merit, not race
Vande Zandschulp--Jessica (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:15, p.1
10/19/2004 Looks at affirmative action nationwide and at UNI.
6 Affirmations on Supreme Court action
Humphrey--Benjamin (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 99:58, p.5
6/27/2003 Believes affirmative action decision gives insights about incorporating more diversity into learning; photo.
7 Court upholds affirmative action policy at U of Michigan
Northern Iowan 99:58, p.1
6/27/2003 Supreme Court rules in favor of affirmative action, 5-4; also rules, 6-3, that University of Michigan's point system does not consider applicants independently.
8 UNI administrator split on Supreme Court's split decision
Public Relations News Release 2002:575, p.1
6/24/2003 Michael Blackwell offers his thoughts on the recent Supreme Court decision on affirmative action.
9 Concerned by College Redeemer's message
Heggen--Joshua L. (Student--2001-2003)
Northern Iowan 99:55, p.9
5/2/2003 Disagrees with the College Redeemer's stance on affirmative action.
10 Debate pits political parties against one another
Andrews--Eric A. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:49, p.1
4/11/2003 College Republicans and College Democrats debated on campus about college affirmative action policies and the war in Iraq; photo.
11 Admissions standards: where does UNI stand?
Andresen--Kelli (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 99:48, p.1
4/8/2003 Dan Schofield claims that all students at UNI are subject to the same enrollment requirements, with limited exceptions.
12 Political parties to duke it out in campus debate
Northern Iowan 99:46, p.1
4/1/2003 College Republicans and College Democrats will confront affirmative action and admission policies, as well as the current war in Iraq.
13 College Democrat head responds to 'Redeemer'
Hoover--Joey T. (Student--2001-2003)
Northern Iowan 99:40, p.8
2/28/2003 Criticizes statements made by Heath Rude concerning affirmative action policies and quotas.
14 Wilcher, others assume an 'affirmative' stand on panel
Rossman--Nicholas (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 99:40, p.1
2/28/2003 Shirley J. Wilcher spoke on campus about affirmative action policies.
15 UNI Center for Multicultural Education hosts affirmative action speaker
Public Relations News Release 2002:334, p.1
2/18/2003 Shirley J. Wilcher, attorney, will lead panel discussion concerning affirmative action.
16 Burt talks Affirmative Action, quotes with the NI
Andrews--Eric A. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:30, p.1
1/24/2003 UNI's assistant to the president for compliance and equity management, Winston Burt, shares his views about the recent controversy of Affirmative Action.
17 UNI administrator says need for Affirmative Action is strong
Public Relations News Release 2002:275, p.1
1/17/2003 Winston Burt claims that Affirmative Action policies are necessary, although quotas are harmful.
18 Policy & procedures for resolution of discrimination complaints
Office of Compliance and Equity Management
Northern Iowan 96:7, p.9
9/21/1999 Text of document as approved by the President's Cabinet September 13, 1999.
19 Office of Compliance and Equity Management
Northern Iowan 95:17, p.5
10/27/1998 "Policy Prohibiting Sexual Harassment" and "Procedures for Resolution of Discrimination Complaints".
20 Affirmative Action office changes name
Campus News Network 9:3, p.1
9/14/1998 New office name is Office of Compliance and Equity Management.
21 Guinier to emphasize affirmative action issues
Northern Iowan 94:35, p.1
2/10/1998 Lani Guinier will present a lecture "Reframing the Affirmative Action Debate" in the Union tonight; photo.
22 Taking another look at Affirmative Action
Public Relations News Release 1997:206, p.1
2/5/1998 Lani Guinier to speak at UNI February 10 about affirmative action.
23 University of Pennsylvania professor speaks on affirmative action issues at University of Northern Iowa Tuesday, Feb. 10
Public Relations News Release 1997:202, p.1
2/3/1998 Lani Guinier will speak at UNI on "Reframing the Affirmative Action Debate" February 10.
24 Association of Educational Office Professionals holds installation and recognition banquet at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1995:417, p.1
6/6/1996 Several members of the Association of Educational Office Professionals received scholarships, recognition awards, and were installed into new offices.
25 Profile: Becky Woodrick
Campus News Network 6:11, p.5
2/12/1996 Profile of Office of Affirmative Action program coordinator Becky Woodrick; photo.
26 LEAD series presentation
Campus News Network 6:6, p.6
11/13/1995 Gordon Mack will speak on affirmative action as part of Leadership, Education and Development (LEAD) series November 16.
27 Affirmative action receives mixed responses
Northern Iowan 89:56, p.1
4/27/1993 Students recount experiences with Affirmative Action Office; director outlines services and procedures.
28 Speaker to present controversial look at Affirmative Action Policies at University of Northern Iowa Monday (September 9).
Public Relations News Release 1991:41, p.1
9/5/1991 Dinesh D'Souza will present the idea that preferential admissions policies for ethnic minorities and women have weakened the standard of education on college campuses.
29 Sexual harassment common on college campuses; 'One proven case of sexual harassment makes it a problem'
Northern Iowan 87:45, p.13
3/12/1991 Rosemarie Skaine offers her views on sexual harassment; campus policies and procedures outlined.
30 Handbook on dealing with sexual harassment in workplace available
Public Relations News Release 1990:248, p.1
12/12/1990 Sexually harassing behaviors and their consequences addressed in handbook.
31 From quotas to coalitions; building diversity on college campuses
Northern Iowa Today 73:2, p.8
1/1/1990 Administrators talk about needs and plans for diversity among faculty and staff.
32 Having been in prison, Burt takes Affirmative Action
Northern Iowan 85:57, p.9
5/5/1989 Profile of Winston Burt; photo.
33 Affirmative action helps students
Funcke--Jill A. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 85:53, p.5
4/21/1989 Winston Burt explains the work of the affirmative action program.
34 Birds on benches
Ridenour--Marc V.
Northern Iowan 85:46, p.2
3/17/1989 Agrees with Mr. Skuster's remarks on affirmative action.
35 Ugly name-calling
Cahill--Daniel J. (English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 85:46, p.2
3/17/1989 Professor Cahill does not like the tone of the responses to Mr. Skuster's remarks about affirmative action.
36 Hoing criticized for "blind judgement"
Iwerks--Daniel H. (Classes of 1991 and 1994)
Northern Iowan 85:45, p.2
3/14/1989 Believes that opposition to affirmative action is not necessarily racist thinking.
37 Worst injustice of them all
Northern Iowan 85:45, p.4
3/14/1989 Defends affirmative action.
38 AA protect rights
Northern Iowan 85:44, p.4
3/10/1989 Believes affirmative action has value.
39 Garbage
Northern Iowan 85:44, p.2
3/10/1989 Disagrees with remarks about affirmative action.
40 Skuster defended
Northern Iowan 85:44, p.2
3/10/1989 Agrees with comments on affirmative action.
41 Skuster is impulsive
Pettit--Sue Lynn Blanck (Education Faculty)
Northern Iowan 85:44, p.3
3/10/1989 Believes his criticisms are too widely scattered.
42 Skuster a man of many opinions
Hoing--Dave (Class of 1979; Library Staff)
Northern Iowan 85:43, p.2
3/7/1989 Believes that there may be a need for affirmative action in an imperfect world.
43 All Else Aside
Northern Iowan 85:42, p.3
3/3/1989 Strongly critical of affirmative action.
44 Regents approve appointment, hear reports for University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1988:213, p.1
12/15/1988 Regents received reports on international programs and energy conservation efforts. Regents approved new catalog department head in the University Library.
45 New directors steer university
Northern Iowa Today 16:3, p.2
9/1/1988 Brief biographical sketches of staff newcomers Renee Romano, Winston Burt, and Muriel Stone.
46 Regents reports; budget OK'd
Nielsen--Kris (Student--1988)
Northern Iowan 84:60, p.3
6/10/1988 Winston Burt will head Affirmative Action; David Else will head PLS; John Johnson will head History Department; Dhirendra Vajpeyi will head Political Science Department; Jonathon Lu will be acting head of Geography Department.
47 Regent's approve new affirmative action director, four department heads for University of Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1988:448, p.1
5/25/1988 Winston Burt; director; affirmative action program, David Else; Department of Teaching and director of Price Lab School, John Johnson; Department of History, Dhirendra Vajpeyi; political science, Jonathan Lu acting head; Department of Geography.
48 More than 60 applications taken for affirmative action position
Northern Iowan 84:14, p.1
10/13/1987 Search still in early stages.
49 UNI's affirmative action director accepts new job
Northern Iowan 83:63, p.1
7/10/1987 Marilyn Monteiro will go to Northern Illinois; photo.
50 Information on Minority Clerical Training Program pre-test available in December
Public Relations News Release 1987:93, p.1
11/5/1986 The Minority Clerical Training Program's purpose is to increase the amount of minority employees in the university's workforce. The pre-test for admittence to the program consists of written tests, as well as timed typing exams.


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