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Allen--Benjamin J. (President of UNI)

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251 University of Northern Iowa to host commencements in the UNI-Dome May 9
Public Relations News Release 2008:506, p.1
4/30/2009 More than 1,500 students are eligible to participate including the members of the Class of 1959 who will be attending their Golden Reunion. Sandy Stevens of Glen Ellyn, Ill., will welcome the new graduates as alumni.
252 U.S. Secretary of Education comes to UNI
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:53, p.1
4/28/2009 Arne Duncan spoke to high school and college students, community leaders, faculty, and staff at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. He spoke on his plans and the future of education under President Obama; photo.
253 UNI to host four Chinese delegates from City College Dongguan during Arne Duncan visit, April 24
Public Relations News Release 2008:478, p.1
4/20/2009 For the past three years, the College and CCDGUT have exchanged students for a special summer program, with approximately 25 UNI students traveling to Dongguan each summer to teach English, and Chinese students traveling to Cedar Falls to participate.
254 This week at the University of Northern Iowa
Northern Iowan 105:49, p.4
4/14/2009 Dates, times, and places of events for the week on the UNI campus.
255 This week at UNI
Northern Iowan 105:48, p.4
4/10/2009 Dates, times, and locations of upcoming events on campus.
256 U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to visit University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2008:451, p.1
4/8/2009 Duncan will deliver a policy address. Dr. Ben. Allen states, "Our country is facing difficult challenges. Ensuring strong education systems is vital to preparing our students for the global economy."
257 UNI faculty to be recognized for community engagement
Public Relations News Release 2008:440, p.1
4/3/2009 The 2009 Veridian Credit Union Community Engagement Award recipients are: Fred Abraham, Cliff Chancey, Richard Featherstone, Linda Nebbe, and Gabriela Olivares-Cuhat.
258 UNI students inducted into teacher education program
Public Relations News Release 2008:443, p.1
4/3/2009 Two hundred and forty students who had satisfied requirements for admission into the program were inducted during the formal ceremony. Cynthia Herndon, delivered the convocation address. Candidates were presented by Melissa Heston. Students listed.
259 UNI's recommended residence-system rate increase lowest in 30 years
Public Relations News Release 2008:394, p.1
3/13/2009 UNI has proposed a 2.5-percent increase in room and board for 2009-1010. President Ben Allen reaffirmed the university's intent to provide an affordable eduation for its students, most of whom come from Iowa.
260 UNI to host IDEA diversity Summit on April 23
Public Relations News Release 2008:391, p.1
3/11/2009 The fourth Annual Iowa's IDEA Diversity Summit will focus on providing attendees from higher education, business, agencies and community organizations specific hands-on strategies for recruitment and retention. Keynoting the summit will be Bruce King.
261 You're out: baseball program to be eliminated
Lathrum--Ashley (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:39, p.1
2/27/2009 Due to financial conditions, the baseball program will end following the current season, unless significant funds can be found from outside sources; photo.
262 Community service brings honor to University of Northern Iowa
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:38, p.3
2/24/2009 UNI given a space on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Award recognizes those who support innovative and effective community service and service-learning projects.
263 President Allen's budget notice
Allen--Benjamin J. (President of UNI)
Northern Iowan 105:33, p.3
2/6/2009 Anticipated reductions in the 2010 fiscal budget have caused President Allen to announce the following short term budget reductions: a hiring freeze, restriction of non-essential travel, and monitoring of temperature and lighting levels.
264 Findings and recommendations for state research and development school announced
Public Relations News Release 2008:308, p.1
1/16/2009 The implementation committee developed a detailed transition plan for expanding the Malcolm Price Laboratory School as a state of Iowa research and development school.
265 University of Northern Iowa to host commencement in the UNI-Dome Dec. 20
Public Relations News Release 2008:264, p.1
12/9/2008 Benjamin Allen will preside over the ceremonies and confer degrees on the students. John Vallentine, professor and director of the School of Music, is the commencement marshall. The recognition of honors and awards will be conducted by James Lubker.
266 UNI provost search narrows to four candidates
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:24, p.1
11/21/2008 Provost search narrows to four candidates. James Lubker has been serving as the interim provost for four years; photo.
267 UNI and Kirkwood Community College announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2008:228, p.1
11/17/2008 "This new connection to Kirkwood gives students a direct link to UNI from the day they sign up for the program, and we believe it will make earning a bachelor's degree a reality for more and more Iowans," according to President Ben Allen.
268 Chuck and Barbara Grassley establish endowed professorship
Northern Iowa Today 92:2, p.25
11/1/2008 Gift will endow professorship in political science; will be entitled the Chuck and Barbara Grassley Endowed Professorship in Political Science; photo.
269 UNI President Ben Allen
Northern Iowa Today 92:2, p.16
11/1/2008 President Allen and other UNI officials attended the Commencement program for the UNI MBA program in Hong Kong; photo.
270 Family events for graduate students
Galvin--Allison Paige (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:18, p.7
10/31/2008 Graduate students are unaware of the opportunities for them on campus, including pumpkin carving and participating in the "Conversation with President Allen".
271 Former governor speaks on education reform
Brockert--Casie Noel (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:18, p.1
10/31/2008 Roy Romer, former governor of Colorado, addressed students on "The Dire Need for Education Reform". He said that expectations about education must be raised uniformly among the states; photo.
272 Student services emphasized at Gilchrist Hall rededication
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:15, p.1
10/21/2008 Following the Gilchrist Hall fire in 2005, Gilchrist Hall has been extensively repaired. The rededication ceremony was a celebration that student services are now in one building; photo.
273 Imagine the Impact of $250 million
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:14, p.1
10/17/2008 Foundation starts a new fund raising campaign with a goal of $250 million to support scholarships and to support faculty; will extend through 2013.
274 Iowa Mathematics and Science Education Partnership to host Iowa STEM Education Symposium
Public Relations News Release 2008:151, p.1
10/15/2008 "The purpose of the symposium is to spawn new partnerships across Iowa, as well as highlight and refine existing partnerships," said Jeff Weld, IMSEP director. The symposium is for education and business leaders who either have existing partnerships. . .
275 Calendar of Events
Northern Iowan 105:13, p.5
10/14/2008 Events on campus for the week.
276 UNI asks alumni and friends to 'Imagine the Impact' with launch of $150 million campaign Ben and Pat Allen jump-start campus drive
Public Relations News Release 2008:135, p.1
10/10/2008 The imagine the Impact focus is scholarships, professorships and program support. Half of the Allen's gift will support the Jessica Allen Terri Scholarship for Women in Math and Science, an endowment in honor of their daughter.
277 UNI rededicates Gilchrist Hall
Public Relations News Release 2008:134, p.1
10/10/2008 In 1961, building began on what is now Gilchrist Hall under the name New Administration Building. An Addition was built in 1967. In October 1975, the New Administration Building was renamed Gilchrist Hall in honor of James Cleland Gilchrist.
278 College Hill Partnership to benefit area
Osborn--Benjamin Tyler (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:11, p.3
10/7/2008 New street construction is the first step in a complete face lift for the College Hill District; photo.
279 Homecoming 2008
Northern Iowan 105:11, p.12
10/7/2008 Themes of past Homecoming events, 2007 facts, food drive, and last year's sell-out football crowd remembered; photo.
280 Sustainability Council takes action
Reeve--Emma Temple (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:11, p.3
10/7/2008 President Allen has formed a sustainability council; hopes to bring a "go green" concept to the university.
281 1976 Olympian champion John Naber to speak at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2008:117, p.1
10/3/2008 The University will host the Fourth Annual Pursuing Victory With Honor Summit. Student athletes, coaches and administrators will learn about the importance of the Six Pillars of Character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, and caring.
282 Dalai Lama to visit UNI
Hoff--Forest Stephen (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 105:10, p.4
10/3/2008 President Allen's announcement of the acceptance of an invitation to visit UNI by the Dalai Lama. Announcement met with mixed reactions; photo.
283 Newly remodeled Russell Hall has rededication ceremony
Phalen--Christopher Richard (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:9, p.3
9/30/2008 The School of Music celebrated the reopening of Russell Hall. A large crowd of faculty, staff, students, and alumni packed the auditorium; photo.
284 Grants benefit education
Mulfinger--Dylan John (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:7, p.3
9/23/2008 The Iowa Mathematics and Science Education Partnership awarded thirteen grants to aid programs that encourage students to be involved in math and science activities.
285 UNI School of Music rededicates newly renovated Russell Hall, Sept. 26
Public Relations News Release 2008:85, p.1
9/18/2008 Music is the theme of the weekend as the School of Music rededicates Russell Hall, the newly renovated music hall. The building is named in honor of Myron Russell, former professor for 44 years, and head of the former Department of Music for 21 years.
286 UNI prepares to host the Dalai Lama for celebration of education
Public Relations News Release 2008:78, p.1
9/16/2008 "It is a great honor to have the Dalai Lama accept our invitation to spend time on campus and share his views on the educational values shared by him and UNI." The Dalai Lama is the head of state and the spiritual leader of tibet.
287 UNI Sustainability Council named
Public Relations News Release 2008:76, p.1
9/16/2008 President Allen has established a Sustainability Council to lead the university in reducing its carbon footprint and promoting lifelong, energy-conscious behaviors and techniques. "We must promote good stewardship of resources."
288 UNI and Iowa Valley Community College District announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2008:72, p.1
9/12/2008 "UNI has a long history of working with Iowa's community colleges, which play an important role in providing higher education to Iowans. This new connection to the Iowa Valley Community College District gives students a direct link to UNI."
289 Math educators receive scholarships for UNI masters program
Public Relations News Release 2008:69, p.1
9/11/2008 Two students in the Math for the Middle Grades master's program were awarded scholarships from the FINA Foundation (first in the Nation in Education), receiving $1,000 each.
290 Fall enrollment at University of Northern Iowa shows increase
Public Relations News Release 2008:60, p.1
9/10/2008 Officials report an increase of 2.4 percent in the number of students enrolled for the 2008 semester over the number enrolled one year ago, resulting in an official fall enrollment of 12,908.
291 Panther Portraits: Maucker Union
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:3, p.2
9/9/2008 Scenes from the Volunteer Fair and the Bash with Ben; photo.
292 Transferring made easier
Roethler--Casondra Jo (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:3, p.1
9/9/2008 Admissions Partnership Program allows Hawkeye Community College and Northern Iowa Community College students, who sign up to transfer, will be guaranteed admission to UNI, be able to graduate in four years, and have access to campus resources.
293 UNI and Des Moines Area Community College announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2008:48, p.1
9/5/2008 This new connection to DMACC gives students a direct link to UNI from the day they sign up for the Admissions Partnership Program, and we believe it will make earning a bachelor's degree a reality for more and more Iowans."
294 Photo opportunity: Students, faculty, staff join Ben and Pat Allen for third-annual Bash with Ben
Public Relations News Release 2008:35, p.1
9/2/2008 President Ben Allen and his wife, Pat Allen, along with Student Government President Pernell Cezar and new Athletic Director Troy Dannen will join hundreds of students, faculty and staff for a picnic lunch and fall celebration on the Campanile Plaza.
295 The Northern Iowan welcomes you
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:1, p.1
8/29/2008 Photos from opening week of classes; photo.
296 UNI will host political science conference
Public Relations News Release 2008:33, p.1
8/29/2008 The 11th Annual Great Plains Political Science Association Conference to be held on Saturday. The association was created in 1997 to promote the study of political science and public affairs. It is interested in supporting academic study of these topics.
297 For 12th consecutive year, UNI ranked second on "U. S. News & World Report" list
Public Relations News Release 2008:26, p.1
8/22/2008 The University is ranked second in the "Best Midwest Universities -- Master's" category for public universities, according to the guidebook. The magazine's ranking criteria include peer assessment, academic reputation, retention, and more.
298 Statement from UNI President Benjamin Allen regarding the Amethyst Initiative
Public Relations News Release 2008:21, p.1
8/20/2008 The University applauds all efforts to address the perennial problem of underage alcohol use and the related problem of bings drinking. However, I don't plan to sign the Amethyst Initiative's Presidential Statement at this time.
299 UNI and Hawkeye Community College announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2008:16, p.1
8/15/2008 President Ben Allen and Hawkeye Community College President Greg Schmitz signed the Admissions Partnership Program agreement, which will go into effect this fall.
300 UNI and Northeast Iowa Community College announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2008:13, p.1
8/15/2008 President Ben Allen and Northeast Iowa Community College President Penelope Wills signed the Admissions Partnership Program agreement, which will go into effect this fall.


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