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51 Read up and get educated about UNI
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:24, p.4
11/19/2013 The editorial staff of the Northern Iowan urge students to educate themselves on current events and legislation regarding UNI. By being active members of the UNI community students will be better able to voice their opinions.
52 UNI requests more funding for athletics from students: Athletics hopes to reduce reliance on general fund
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:20, p.1
11/5/2013 UNI is requesting the approval of the Board of Regents in raising the student services fee by $25. This would allow the athletic department to reduce their reliance on the general education fund.
53 Regents approve education center
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:18, p.1
10/29/2013 The Iowa Board of Regents approved plans to open a new education center, "The Center for Educational Transformation" at the University of Northern Iowa. The center will replace Malcolm Price Laboratory.
54 Regents will discuss tuition and fees
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:15, p.5
10/18/2013 The Iowa Board of Regents will meet at UNI to discuss funding for the 2014-15 fiscal year. The Regents are considering an increase in funding, which would freeze the tuition rate. UNI is requesting approval for a Center for Educational Transformation.
55 Board of Regents notice of public hearing schedule
Public Relations News Release 2013:92, p.1
10/15/2013 Public hearings will be held at each of the Board of Regents five institutions prior to each Board of Regents meeting. The public hearing at UNI is scheduled for Thursday, October 17.
56 Saying goodbye to Baker Hall
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:14, p.1
10/15/2013 The cost that it would take to renovate Baker Hall is about the same as it will be to build a whole new building. On October 12, UNI said goodbye to Baker Hall. A demolition date has not been confirmed; photo.
57 UNI professors, United Faculty win case against BOR
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:13, p.3
10/11/2013 United Faculty, the UNI Iowa professors' faculty union, announced that a state district court ruled that the Iowa Board of Regents must negotiate faculty job buyouts with the union.
58 Ruud joins UNI ass 10th president
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 110:12, p.1
10/8/2013 William Ruud was formally welcomed as the 10th president of UNI. Many students, faculty, and alumni attended the event; photo.
59 Tuition freeze could occur again
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:11, p.1
10/4/2013 The Board of Regents announced they are supporting another tuition freeze. Student-body president, Tom Madsen, and vice-president, Blake Findley, will go to Des Moines in January to lobby for UNI in the legislature; photo.
60 An open letter to UNI President William Ruud
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:10, p.3
10/1/2013 Linh Ta talks about the installation of President Ruud. Expresses concern about the different issues UNI is currently facing. Encourages President Ruud to remember his goals, aspirations, and commitment to serving the UNI community.
61 Student assessment mandate goes into effect
Eaton--Samantha Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:7, p.2
9/20/2013 Beginning this fall, classrooms with more than 300 students will assess student learning as required by a state mandate.
62 BOR approves big-ticket items
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:5, p.1
9/13/2013 UNI's official enrollment this year reached 12,159 students. This number is higher than predicted, but lower than last fall's enrollment. At the Board of Regents meeting UNI requested $10 million to help with renovations to Schindler Education Center.
63 The BOR will discuss big UNI items at meeting
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:4, p.1
9/10/2013 UNI is requesting approximately $10 million from the Iowa Board of Regents. The university is hoping that this amount will be awarded yearly to UNI. This money would allow UNI to freeze tuition rates and renovate Schindler Education Center.
64 Faculty evaluations suspended
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:2, p.1
8/30/2013 Student evaluations of professors will not affect tenure or salary of their professors this year, because the faculty and administration did not get a new evaluation process prepared and approved in time.
65 Redeker Center gets face lift
Rankin--Meghan Christine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:2, p.2
8/30/2013 The renovations to the Redeker Center were completed just in time for the new school year. About $5.5 million was spent on the renovations. More seating was added to the Redeker Center, and Biscotti's was also expanded; photo.
66 Ruud discusses enrollment plans
Rankin--Meghan Christine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:1, p.1
8/22/2013 Enrollment at the University of Northern Iowa is decreasing. President Ruud is investigating a tuition advantage program for bordering states. There are also plans for three open house Saturdays during football season, complete with free tickets.
67 UNI audited for errors in bookkeeping
Randolph--Olivia Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:59, p.1
7/19/2013 The University of Iowa, Iowa State University, and the Iowa Board of Regents were all audited this year by the Office of Auditor of State. Article explains citations while UNI provides explanations. Any changes to procedure will be implemented.
68 Board set to review student service fees
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:52, p.1
4/26/2013 The Board of Regents had their annual vote regarding changes to student service fees. Former NISG president, Jordan Bancroft-Smithe plans on publishing the allocations of these funds in the near future so students can be aware of the process.
69 Local legislators give update on issues at Iowa Capitol
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:51, p.1
4/23/2013 Legislators met at UNI to discuss funding for higher education and health care reform. There may be a 2.6 percent increase in funding from the state for the three Iowa public universities; photo.
70 Branstad's BOR nominees rejected
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:48, p.1
4/12/2013 Governor Branstad's appointment of Craig Lang and Robert Cramer to the Iowa Board of Regents was rejected by the Iowa Senate. Mr. Lang currently serves as the president of the Board of Regents.
71 BOR proposes increase in funding for UNI
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:40, p.1
3/5/2013 The Board of Regents discussed changes in the funding for the three universities in Iowa. They are talking about giving more funding to UNI, because more than ninety percent of UNI's students are from Iowa.
72 Board of Regents and UNI faculty union reach collective bargaining agreement
Public Relations News Release 2012:210, p.1
2/22/2013 The Board of Regents and United Faculty Union reached an agreement on a new tow-year collective-bargaining agreement.
73 The process of picking UNI's next president
Bancroft-Smithe--Jordan (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:35, p.4
2/15/2013 Student body president thanks all of the students who were actively involved in UNI's search for a new president. There is also a brief overview of the process the committee went through while looking for a new president.
74 Ruud named UNI president
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:34, p.1
2/12/2013 Iowa Board of Regents voted unanimously for William Rudd to become the tenth preside of UNI. Dean Moussavi commented that President Rudd will bring years of experience to UNI; photo.
75 AAUP releases report on cuts
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:33, p.1
2/8/2013 The report addressed five "issues of concern". According to the report, several faculty members expressed a lack of trust in President Allen's administration that started before the events of 2012; photo
76 UNI Presidential Search and Screen Committee meeting notice
Public Relations News Release 2012:191, p.1
2/5/2013 The UNI Presidential Search and Screen Committee will meet to discuss the presidential election.
77 UNI Presidential Search and Screen Committee meeting notice
Public Relations News Release 2012:171, p.1
1/10/2013 The UNI Presidential Search and Screen Committee will be interviewing candidates.
78 UNI Presidential Search and Screen Committee meeting notice
Public Relations News Release 2012:159, p.1
12/10/2012 UNI's Presidential Search and Screen Committee will host a conference call.
79 BOR approval of tuition freeze contingent on state funding
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:27, p.1
12/7/2012 Board of Regents voted in support of tuition freeze for 2014 contingent upon Iowa legislators' decision to provide additional funding for state universities. UNI Tuition and Fees would remain $6,648 for undergraduate students.
80 UNI staff members receive 2012 Regents Excellence Awards
Public Relations News Release 2012:139, p.1
11/15/2012 Four University of Northern Iowa staff members receive Staff Excellence Awards from Board of Regents, State of Iowa. Staff include Tim Bakula, Ken Bauer, Rosanne L. Lang, and Lyn Redington.
81 BOR supports tuition freeze, approves end of tuition set-aside
Northern Iowan 109:19, p.1
10/30/2012 Board of Regents discusses tuition rates and financial aid programs for Iowa universities. NISG President disagrees with proposed tuition freeze.
82 NISG votes against resolution supporting tuition freeze
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:19, p.1
10/30/2012 Board of Regents held a meeting to discuss risk in supporting tuition freeze. Concerns raised regarding whether or not UNI would get additional financial assistance.
83 BOR proposes replacing tuition set-aside program
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:10, p.1
9/28/2012 Reduction in tuition possible with a new $40 million state funded financial aid program for students. Board of Regents to vote on full plan during their October meeting.
84 BOR president proposes in-state tuition freeze
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:9, p.1
9/25/2012 Proposed tuition freeze for in-state students. A request was also made for an increase to the general fund for regents universities by 2.6 percent, with an additional $4 million for UNI. The tuition freeze may make complications for UNI; photo.
85 Renovations to President's House approved by BOR
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:9, p.1
9/25/2012 Renovations to President's House totaling $450,000 approved. The building was constructed in early 1908 to accommodate President Homer Seerley and family. Numerous renovations have been made to the house over the years; photo.
86 Forum held to seek input on search for new UNI president
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:8, p.1
9/21/2012 Board of Regents sponsored the forum. Faculty, staff, students, and community members were asked for their ideas on the qualities needed in the new president; photo.
87 Presidential search committee approved
Bracken--Corey Clayton (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:7, p.1
9/18/2012 Board of Regents appoints twenty-one members; roster of committee members.
88 Student input needed on source of athletic funding
Bancroft-Smithe--Jordan (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:7, p.4
9/18/2012 Removing athletics funds from the general fund has been the goal of many over the years. A proposed gradual increase in student fees until 2020 would support athletics. Tuition and fees proposal due to Board of Regents on October 1, 2012.
89 A look into the UNI Faculty Senate
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:6, p.1
9/14/2012 The role of the Faculty Senate examined: what does the senate do, how was it created, and what is the chair of the faculty senate. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend senate meetings.
90 CME to host sixth annual book club
Bracken--Corey Clayton (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:6, p.7
9/14/2012 A diverse group of books will be available for members. Books offer a great and simple way for people to experience a culture.
91 From the president's desk
Bancroft-Smithe--Jordan (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:4, p.4
9/7/2012 Student body president updates faculty, staff, and students on his activities during the summer and the first weeks of the fall semester.
92 Presidential search committee accepting nominations
Northern Iowan 109:3, p.1
8/31/2012 Board of Regents looking for three representatives from the public for service on the University of Northern Iowa presidential search and screening committee. Nominations are due by September 5; photo.
93 Board drops complaint against Rastetter
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:2, p.1
8/28/2012 The ethics complaint filed by the Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement against Bruce Rastetter was dropped by the Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board. The complaint grew from Rastetter's involvement with a project in Tanzania; photo.
94 Judge says Regents can close Price Lab
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:1, p.6
8/24/2012 Following the recommendation of President Allen, the Board of Regents voted to close Price Laboratory School. Supporters filed a lawsuit. That suit has been denied; photo.
95 UNI President Allen to retire before July 1, 2013
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 109:1, p.1
8/24/2012 Health problems as well as the desire to spend more time with family prompted President Allen to announce his retirement plans. The Allens plan to do some traveling. President Allen also plans to do some writing on challenges to education.
96 Allen announces retiremnt from University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2012:14, p.1
8/3/2012 Benjamin Allen announced July 1, 2013 as his retirement date. He has been president for six years.
97 Judge says Regents can close Price Lab
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:58, p.1
6/29/2012 The judge stated that no matter what his ruling; the other side of the lawsuit would appeal. The hearing took place less than two weeks prior to the closing date for Price Lab School; photo.
98 Former professors give millions to UNI
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:55, p.1
6/8/2012 Former Dean of the College of Business, Robert Waller, and former mathematics professor, Bonnie Litwiller, make large gifts to the university; photo.
99 UNI updates BOR on Price Lab closure
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.1
4/27/2012 Dean of the College of Education Dwight Watson discussed the placement of Level II education students. The use of block scheduling for eight weeks will aid in coordinating activities with local schools; photo.
100 Dannen: athletics funding model outdated
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:53, p.1
4/24/2012 Athletics director agrees that the transfer of funds from the general fund to athletics is too high. He is suggesting a switch to funding from student fees. This concept has been used for several years by other universities; photo.

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