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Allen--Benjamin J. (President of UNI)

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151 McPheron twins help bring excitement to Panther athletics
Jorgensen--Dru (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:33, p.6
2/4/2011 Clarissa and Kristen McPheron, sophomores from New London, are members of the cheerleading squad. The trip to the NCAA basketball tournament was a highlight. Their school spirit is obvious.
152 UNI's Center for Violence Prevention opens Jan. 28.
Public Relations News Release 2010:187, p.1
1/25/2011 Verizon Foundation will announce a $10,000 grant to support the center's programs. The program will include remarks from Ben Allen, Gloria Gibson, Chuck Grassley, Binnie LeHew and Alan Heisterkamp.
153 A dialogue of diversity
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.2
1/1/2011 Summary of events associated with GBPAC's "Standing on Higher Ground" program; President Allen's statement on the program; photo.
154 A message from the president
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.16
1/1/2011 President Allen introduces the university's strategic plan and the "UNI I am . ." campaign; photo.
155 Imagine the Impact campaign kickoff
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.22
1/1/2011 Capital campaign aims at raising $150 million; $109 million already on hand in private donations; will fund scholarships and faculty and program support; includes $11 million gift from Richard O. Jacobson; photo.
156 Holiday wish list
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:27, p.10
12/10/2010 Members of the editorial staff share their hopes for the new year. President Allen's health, basketball success, students taking group projects more seriously, and hopes for a snow day are some of the wishes.
157 Ryan's list for Santa
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:25, p.15
12/3/2010 Writer asks for sports related gifts this year.
158 UNI president begins battle with cancer
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:25, p.1
12/3/2010 Ben Allen has been diagnosed with early stages of prostrate cancer. He will undergo surgery in mid-January. Provost Gloria Gibson will be acting President during his recovery; photo.
159 HLC Review team recommends UNI for full reaccreditation
Cassidy--Anthony Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:23, p.1
11/16/2010 Higher Learning Commission has examined UNI and found the university worthy of another ten years of accreditation; photo.
160 HLC evaluates UNI for reaccreditation
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:21, p.1
11/9/2010 The two year self-study of the University culminates this week with the arrival of the ten member team charged with examining the quality of the institution.
161 UNI receives $10 million donation to support Imagine the Impact campaign
Currie--Markita Alexandrea (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:18, p.1
10/29/2010 Current student scholarship campaign receives a huge boost. The largest gift was given by Mark and Jill Oman; photo.
162 UNI receives $10 million gift for Imagine the Impact campaign
Public Relations News Release 2010:109, p.1
10/23/2010 The campaign, which began in 2005, has raised $109 million and is scheduled to continue through 2013. The campaign has received a commitment of $10 million from Cark C. Oman (B.A. '76) and Jill Fuerhoff Oman (B.A. '85) of West Des Moines.
163 President Allen speaks about the changes ahead for UNI
Spory--Karyn Kathleen (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:9, p.1
9/28/2010 During this year's convocation, President Benjamin Allen stressed the desire to have the University in charge of the changes that will be ahead during the next five years. Faculty awards were presented; photo.
164 UNI and Iowa Community Colleges announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2010:72, p.1
9/27/2010 Through the program, community college students who plan to pursue bachelor's degrees at UNI will receive special benefits to help pave the way for academic success at both schools. Ten of the 15 community college presidents have signed agreements.
165 UNI and Eastern Iowa Community College announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2010:68, p.1
9/23/2010 President Ben Allen and Eastern Iowa Community College (EICC) chancelor Pat Keir signed the Admissions Partnership Program agreement Thursday, September 23. EICC students who plan to pursue bachelor's degrees at UNI will receive special benefits.
166 UNI athletics to reduce general fund subsidies
Getting--Timothy Willis (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:7, p.1
9/21/2010 An 18.3 per cent decrease in general fund subsidies for athletics will occur by the 2015 fiscal year. This is according to a plan submitted to and approved by the Board of Regents. The plan includes a second big nonconference football game.
167 Please don't feed the trolls
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:5, p.10
9/14/2010 Campus reaction to the expected protests of Fred Phelps and the Westboro Baptist Church against gay rights. A call for civility from President Allen and the Dean of Students has been made; photo.
168 UNI fall enrollment increases for fourth straight year
Public Relations News Release 2010:40, p.1
9/8/2010 The official fall 2010 enrollment is 13,201, a 0.9-percent increase over the 13,080 enrolled in fall 2009. Calculated on students enrolled through the end of the second week of class, the count shows an increase of 121 students.
169 Coming out on top
Haselhuhn--Adam J. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:2, p.1
8/31/2010 UNI ranked number three in the "Best Regional Universities (Midwest)" by U. S. News and World Report.
170 UNI dedicates its first net-zero building
Spory--Karyn Kathleen (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:2, p.1
8/31/2010 Multimodal Transportation Center generates its own energy thanks to solar panels installed above the facility. The facility is a joint effort of UNI, the cities of Cedar Falls and Waterloo, and the Metropolitan Transit Authority; photo.
171 Allen nominated to national committee
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:1, p.21
8/27/2010 President Benjamin Allen will serve on the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity; photo.
172 UNI receives its largest donation in history
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:1, p.1
8/27/2010 Richard Jacobson, a Des Moines businessman, donates $11 million to create the Richard O. Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy; photo.
173 UNI to dedicate new Multimodal Transportation Center
Northern Iowan 107:1, p.13
8/27/2010 A joint effort among UNI, Cedar Falls, Waterloo, and the Metropolitan Transit Authority will be dedicated on August 27, 2010; photo.
174 UNI to dedicate new Multimodal Transportation Center, Aug. 27
Public Relations News Release 2010:17, p.1
8/23/2010 A reception and a historical transportation display will be available for viewing after the ceremony. The display will feature vintage cars and photographs depicting historical methods of transportation.
175 Richard O. Jacobson pledges $11 million to create literacy center at UNI UNI receives largest gift ever
Public Relations News Release 2010:15, p.1
8/19/2010 The Richard O. Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy will focus on educating, coaching and mentoring teachers and administrators to develop effective instructional prractices based on current reading research.
176 UNI ranked third on 'U.S. News & World Report' list
Public Relations News Release 2010:11, p.1
8/17/2010 The college ranked third in the "Best Regional Universities (Midwest)" category for public universities, according to their 2011 "America's Best Colleges" guidebook.
177 Make your voice heard
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:59, p.1
7/16/2010 Input sought on the value of athletics, Maucker Union, Performing Arts Center, Student Health Center, and the Wellness and Recreation Center; photo.
178 Make your voice heard
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 2009:59, p.1
7/16/2010 Input sought on the value of athletics and other auxillary programs at the University; photo.
179 Braley nominates Allen to national committee
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:58, p.1
7/2/2010 Congressman Bruce Braley nominates President Allen to National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity; committee will attempt to assure that college students receive a good educational experience; photo.
180 Panther Portraits: Student Involvement Fair
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:56, p.1
6/18/2010 New students consider opportunities to join campus organizations; photo.
181 UNI and Iowa Central Community College announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2009:482, p.1
6/11/2010 Through the program, ICCC students who plan to pursue bachelors degrees at UNI will receive special benefits to help pave the way for academic success at both schools. President Ben Allen and ICCC President Dan Kinney signed the agreement Friday, June 11.
182 UNI's National Ag-Based Lubricants Center celebrates new facility Tours available during May 14 event
Public Relations News Release 2009:457, p.1
5/12/2010 The National AG-Based Lubricants Center (NABL) moved to the Cedar Valley TechWorks Technology Center. A commemorative painting by artist Gary Kelley will be unveiled during the program, which will include remarks from President Benjamin Allen.
183 Welcome from your University President
Northern Iowan 106:54, p.supplement 2
4/30/2010 President Benjamin Allen welcomes students to UNI; photo.
184 UNI students "Beat Cancer" in Purple Glove Dance Video Contest
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:53, p.8
4/27/2010 YouTube has a video showing several UNI students wearing purple gloves beating up on cancer. The video features the UNI Dance Team, President and Mrs. Allen, and T. C.; photo.
185 UNI featured by the Princeton Review and U. S. Green Building Council in just-published 'Guide to 286 Green Colleges'
Public Relations News Release 2009:426, p.1
4/26/2010 A free guidebook profiles the nation's most environmentally responsible colleges and universities. The nationally known education services company selected UNI for inclusion in a unique resource it has created for college applicants.
186 Tuition surcharge to be refunded to students
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:52, p.1
4/23/2010 $100 surcharge had been collected with spring 2010 tuition; General Assembly passed supplemental appropriation to cover the surcharge.
187 Earth Day celebration to continue all week long
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:50, p.1
4/16/2010 Movies, 5K run, UNI Unplugged, clearing litter from Dry Run Creek, and posters are just some of the activities planned for Earth Day.
188 UNI to celebrate Earth Week
Public Relations News Release 2009:404, p.1
4/15/2010 Earth Week is a campus-wide event, which aims to involve the campus sommunity in environmental action and celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. Earth Day activities are listed.
189 Inaugural Diversity Matters Award recipients announced at annual town hall
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.19
4/1/2010 Roster of those who won an award; photo.
190 Master Builders of Iowa strengthen UNI's construction management program with $75,000 gift
Public Relations News Release 2009:370, p.1
4/1/2010 "MBI" is stepping up to assist our vital construction career programs so they can continue to play a major role in preparing a skilled workforce to rebuild Iowa" according to Chairman of the Board Mike Tousley, of the Weitz Company.
191 UNI begins reorganization
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.22
4/1/2010 Division of Marketing and Advancement will be dissolved; CHFA and CNS will be combined; Departments of English and Modern Languages will be combined; photo.
192 Athletically minded
Murphy--Brian Sullivan (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:44, p.2
3/26/2010 Questions funding of athletics. Notes value of athletics for drawing the student body, the alumni, and the community together.
193 Seventh most powerful woman in the world speaks at UNI
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:42, p.7
3/9/2010 DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman talked about leadership behavior during her address in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Engagement, setting the right tone, and accountability led her list of behaviors; photo.
194 UNI President Allen speaks to concerned graduate students
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:41, p.1
3/5/2010 President Allen spoke about pay cuts, department reorganizations, layoffs, a student surcharge, and campus rumors at a meeting with graduate students. The president advised students not to rush through graduate school; photo.
195 UNI named to Presidential Honor Roll for Community Service
Public Relations News Release 2009:303, p.1
2/26/2010 This is the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement.
196 UNI steals your money
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:39, p.3
2/26/2010 A satirical approach to the awarding of college degrees and dealing with budget cuts.
197 UNI proposes five-year plan, stresses importance of community input
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:38, p.1
2/23/2010 A draft of the strategic plan for the next five years at UNI was presented for comment at three town hall meetings. The committee has been working since October and appealed to members of the University community to share their ideas; photo.
198 DuPont CEO to speak at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2009:288, p.1
2/19/2010 Ellen Kullman will be the inaugural speaker for a new distinguished guest lecture series featuring top corporate leaders in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. The lecture is free and open to the public. DuPont is a science-based company.
199 UNI Museum hosts "Café Poetica" and "Café Museo"
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:36, p.14
2/16/2010 President Allen joined the opening session of the coffee exhibit at the University Museum.
200 State Board of Regents approved 6-percent tuition increase, voted to repeal $100 surcharge
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:34, p.1
2/9/2010 Students will be affected by Board of Regents decisions. Tuition increase will be somewhat offset by the repeal of the surcharge imposed last semester due to the ten percent budget cut ordered by Governor Culver.


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