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Board of Regents

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Title Date Summary
701 ISU challenges UNI in battle over tuition
Knutson--Dave
Northern Iowan 84:16, p.2
10/20/1987 Urges UNI students to come to next Regents meeting at Ames.
702 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:73, p.1
10/7/1987 Robert Talbott speaks on Christopher Columbus' role in North American slavery. Wayne Anderson estimates the chance of earthquakes occurring in Iowa. Forrest Dolgener reviews cholesterol guidelines. Charles Means announces the rise of minority test scores.
703 Students' appeals ignored
Northern Iowan 84:9, p.2
9/25/1987 Unhappy that Regents increased tuition despite students' appeal.
704 Northern Iowa's president, director of financial aid, tell regents students cannot afford a 9 percent tuition increase
Public Relations News Release 1987:43, p.1
9/17/1987 President Curris selects Roland Carrillo to represent the university in opposing the Board of Regents' plan to increase tuition by nine percent. Carrillo explains that many students no longer qualify for financial aid under the new plan.
705 Regents approve contracts, appointments for University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:41, p.1
9/17/1987 The Board of Regents approve plans to replace and destroy Power Plant No. 1, renovate Latham Hall, and appoint two acting administrators. Jonathan Lu was named head of the Department of Geography, and James Dittrich director of Maucker Union.
706 UNISA seeks student support to battle proposed increase
Reicks--Rodney Eugene (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:4, p.1
9/4/1987 Looking for students who were forced to drop out because of high tuition.
707 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:447, p.1
8/5/1987 Regents introduce a fifty minority scholarships to increase minority enrollment. Robert Seager criticizes the effectiveness of the I. Q. test. John Somervill examines freeway violence in California. Ivan Eland explains low fatality rate of moped drivers.
708 Regents approve UNI final budget, appointments, bonding resolution
Public Relations News Release 1987:422, p.1
7/8/1987 Regents approve funding for the Institute of Decision Making Sciences, Small Business Assistance Center, and Management Development Center. The replacement of Thomas Paulson with Duane Anders as director of the Physical Plant. Marilyn Monteiro resigns.
709 Board of Regents authorizes average 12 percent increase in UNI faculty salaries
Public Relations News Release 1987:408, p.1
6/18/1987 The Board of Regents approves a twelve percent increase in faculty salaries. The new merit based salary system was agreed on in a meeting between United Faculty and the Regents.
710 Regents approve new education dean for UNI; other business
Public Relations News Release 1987:406, p.1
6/18/1987 The Board of Regents names Professor Thomas Switzer the dean of the College of Education, and Dean Shoars as the director of public safety. Professor John Tarr is named head of the Department of Teaching.
711 Regents approve UNI's Latham Hall remodeling, student activity fees, other business
Public Relations News Release 1987:407, p.1
6/18/1987 The Board of Regents approves the remodeling of Latham Hall, and an increase in summer student activity fees. The increase of funds is divided between the student union, intercollegiate athletics, and intercollegiate academics.
712 Mankato Deputy Director Dean Shoars named UNI public safety director
Public Relations News Release 1987:402, p.1
6/15/1987 Dean Shoars is named public safety director of the university by John Conner, pending confirmation by the Board of Regents. Shoars was selected from five candidates for his accomplishments in law enforcement. Includes a list of search committee members.
713 Regents approve UNI preliminary budget, other business
Public Relations News Release 1987:385, p.1
5/28/1987 The Board of Regents approves a faculty salary increase, a construction contract for a Nebraska Street extension, and the remodeling of Gilchrist Hall's first floor corridor.
714 Regents name new business dean for UNI, approve other appointments
Public Relations News Release 1987:386, p.1
5/28/1987 The Board of Regents approves the induction of a new dean of economics, director of financial aid, and head of the Department of Political Science. Steven Y. Moon is promoted to acting director of computing services.
715 Regents approve granting of UNI honorary degree to Dr. William C. Lang
Public Relations News Release 1987:346, p.1
4/23/1987 Professor William Lang is presented with the Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. Lang was recognized for his contributions to the humanities program, and as vice president of academic affairs.
716 UNI Business, personnel items approved by Regents
Public Relations News Release 1987:347, p.1
4/23/1987 Professor Jan Robbins is replaced by Robert Ward as head of the Department of English. John Stalberger is named director of public safety after the retirement of Rollin G. Evers. The Education Center, Gilchrist Hall, and Dome see renovations and repairs.
717 Regents grant approval for UNI's Master of Philosophy degree
Public Relations News Release 1987:340, p.1
4/22/1987 The Board of Regents approves the creation of a master of philosophy program, providing exceptional students with individualized training to conduct independent research.
718 Regents approve promotions of 18, tenure for 11 UNI faculty members
Public Relations News Release 1987:263, p.1
3/12/1987 The Board of Regents approves eighteen faculty promotions and eleven grants of tenure. Includes a list of promoted faculty members, and faculty who received tenure.
719 UNI faculty consulting report, radio tower lease approved
Public Relations News Release 1987:262, p.1
3/12/1987 The Board of Regents approves a ten-year lease for land used for a microwave relay tower for KUNI. The Board also recieves faculty consulting reports, showing that the College of Education had the highest number of paid consultants.
720 Small increase in UNI residence hall rates approved by Regents; parietal rule continues on suspension
Public Relations News Release 1987:257, p.1
3/11/1987 The Board of Regents votes to increase rates for residents halls by 3.49 percent. The Board also moved to continue suspension of the parietal rule, which would require unmarried freshman and sophomores to live within the residence halls.
721 Radio News Network Announcements
Public Relations News Release 1987:249, p.1
3/4/1987 Professor James Fryman compiles an atlas comparing Iowan communities. Ragbrai training begins. Price Lab students share what physical education means to them. Regents raise room and board costs. Students spend Spring Break lobbying in Washington.
722 Regents approve professional development leaves for 22 UNI faculty
Public Relations News Release 1987:226, p.1
2/19/1987 The Board of Regents approves Professional Development Leaves for twenty-two faculty members. The Board approved nine leaves for fall, seven for spring, and six for the academic year. Includes a list of faculty members.
723 Regents approve UNI business and personnel matters, miscellaneous fees schedule
Public Relations News Release 1987:225, p.1
2/19/1987 The Board of Regents discusses renovating the Redeker Center, raising admission fees, leasing university property, and engaging five phased retirement programs. The board also filled the positions of Public Safety Director and Director of Maucker Union.
724 Regents recommend $10.1 million UNI power plant project to legislature
Public Relations News Release 1987:227, p.1
2/19/1987 The Board of Regents appeals to the Iowa General Assembly to fund a $10.1 million power plant and boiler replacement project. Consulting engineers from Sega, Inc. recommended a new steam distribution system, coal storage, and a steamline tunnel.
725 Another record spring enrollment for UNI
Public Relations News Release 1987:213, p.1
2/9/1987 The Board of Regents and President Curris place an enrollment cap of 11,500 students on the university after a record enrollment of students, which adversely affected the quality of education.
726 Regents offer increase in UNI faculty salaries
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:33, p.1
1/30/1987 Board offers 3.5% in 1987-1988 and 4.5% in 1988-1989; will waive fact-finding and go to mediation.
727 New art building on UNI campus named for emeritus president John J. Kamerick
Public Relations News Release 1986:141, p.1
12/19/1986 The Board of Regents approves the naming of the art building after former President John Kamerick. President Curris and Professor Lee Thomson recount the accomplishments of Kamerick, who was responsible for securing funds for the Communication Art Center.
728 Regents approve program, architect for UNI union addition, other business
Public Relations News Release 1986:139, p.1
12/18/1986 The Board of Regents approved the construction of a multipurpose room, food area, and lobby in Maucker Union. They also approved the destruction of the Anthropology Building, and the appointment of new directors of conference services and financial aids.
729 Students call for state to aid university costs
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:25, p.1
11/21/1986 Connie Hessburg addresses the Board of Regents.
730 Regents refer to committee UNI request for master of philosphy degree; approve power plant consultant, razing of buildings
Public Relations News Release 1987:113, p.1
11/20/1986 The Board of Regents approved the creation of a master of philosphy degree, which fulfilled requirements of several departments. Also approved was the destruction of a powerplant, the Mathematics Learning Center, and Anthropology Building.
731 "Murphy the Moose" campaign to inspire youngsters to supper new UNI museum
Public Relations News Release 1987:86, p.1
10/31/1986 Murphy the Moose was created by the Museum Committee as a ploy to get elementary school students to donate money for museum renovations. The mascot traveled between area elementary schools, where he spoke on the various preserved specimens at the museum.
732 Regents approve final budget, capital projects, other business for UNI
Public Relations News Release 1986:484, p.1
7/17/1986 The Board of Regents approves the 1986-87 budgets. The Board approved the use of funds for interior painting in Campbell Hall, as well as the continuance of five majors.
733 Regents approve UNI preliminary budget, fees
Public Relations News Release 1986:466, p.1
6/19/1986 Approved preliminary budget of $55,547,261 for the 1986-87 fiscal year; it is a 4.68% increase over last year; many student fees increases were approved as well.
734 Regents name new UNI department head, other business
Public Relations News Release 1986:463, p.1
6/19/1986 Ronald Chung was appointed the new head of the Department of Home Economics; suceeds Mary Franken, who resigned to focus on family and research interests; renovation contracts were also approved.
735 Regents approve UNI department head, calendar holidays, other business
Public Relations News Release 1986:438, p.1
5/22/1986 Hill named head of department of sociology and anthropology; approved the 1987 and 1988 holidays; purchasing of land; increases in parking permit fees and rent; new postions/pay grades reclassifications/title changes; paint improvements.
736 Regents refer UNI enrollment limitation request to interinstitutional committee
Public Relations News Release 1986:439, p.1
5/22/1986 The UNI Committee on Enrollment Limitation has proposed a policy that would stabilize enrollment to about 11,250 to 11750 students; students ranking in the top one-third, not one-half of their high school class would automatically be admitted.
737 Regents discuss mandatory fees
Klostermann--Marcia (Student--1985-1986)
Northern Iowan 82:54, p.1
4/29/1986 Connie Hessburg reacts strongly against such fees.
738 Regents hear UNI phased retirement, capital register reports
Public Relations News Release 1986:389, p.1
4/24/1986 They also approved many renovation agreements and a farm lease.
739 Regents name UNI Library for its longtime director, Donald Rod
Public Relations News Release 1986:385, p.1
4/23/1986 Rod has been the library director for thirty-three years and will retire in June; Curris noted that Rod is known for his warm collegiality; the Regents' decision was unanimous; he has also worked as a library design consultant.
740 Students may pay mandatory fees
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 82:52, p.1
4/22/1986 Board considering ways to pay back tuition money that was used to cover interest on academic revenue bonds.
741 UNI Institute for Environmental Education to sponsor summer study tour on energy
Public Relations News Release 1986:339, p.1
4/3/1986 The class will be called "Impacts of Energy Production" and it is being offered by the UNI Institute for Environmental Education; it will be a month-long tour; students may earn four hours of either graduate or undergraduate credit.
742 Regents approve 2.96 percent room and board increase
Morse--Julie A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 82:44, p.1
3/25/1986 Also approves tenure and promotion decisions; photo.
743 Regents approve change for UNI's 1987 summer session calendar; other business
Public Relations News Release 1986:305, p.1
3/13/1986 The changes move the day of registration and the first day of instruction so that now these days will align with those at ISU and U of I; the board also approved a number of curriculum changes and a reconstruction of Campus and Wisconsin streets.
744 Regents approve promotions of 27, tenure for 15 UNI faculty members
Public Relations News Release 1986:304, p.1
3/13/1986 Both actions will take effect in the 1986 fall semester.
745 Regents approve UNI residence hall rates for 1986-87
Public Relations News Release 1986:306, p.1
3/13/1986 The rate increases will be just under 3%; apartment rates will stay the same; during the fall 1985 semester more than 260 educational programs were conducted for students living in the residence halls.
746 Regents to vote on room and board rates
Klostermann--Marcia (Student--1985-1986)
Northern Iowan 82:42, p.1
3/11/1986 Will vote on 2.6% increase proposal and on settlement with Paul Tenney.
747 Regents evaluate budget cuts
Klostermann--Marcia (Student--1985-1986)
Northern Iowan 82:38, p.1
2/25/1986 Board of Regents approves Faculty Constitution.
748 Regents approve UNI business
Public Relations News Release 1986:268, p.1
2/19/1986 The board approved the phased retirement of Baldwin and an agreement between UNI and Cedar Falls Municipal Utilities.
749 UNI record spring enrollment official
Public Relations News Release 1986:242, p.1
2/6/1986 There are 10,728 students enrolled in the spring 1986 semester; this is a two percent increase over last spring semester.
750 UNI projects record spring enrollment
Public Relations News Release 1986:230, p.1
1/31/1986 The official count is expected to be around 10,700 which is a 1.5% increase from last spring; this fall also had record enrollment numbers.

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