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151 NISG converts UNI-Dome into university-destroying battle station
Northern Iowan 107:48, p.11
4/8/2011 Satirical look at converting the Dome in to a battle station. Fictional characters given names of members of the Northern Iowa Student Government; photo.
152 Tuition to increase by five percent next year
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:45, p.1
3/29/2011 The Iowa Board of Regents voted 7-2 to approve a tuition increase for the coming academic year. In-state business students will see an increase of 11.3 percent. This is aimed to make up for former Governor Culver's ten per cent across the board cut.
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:43, p.1
3/11/2011 Regent's Day brought roughly two hundred fifty students to Des Moines. Students visited with legislators, hoping to hold the line on budget cuts aimed at higher education; photo.
154 GBPAC continues operations after burst pipe
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:43, p.2
3/11/2011 Blue Man Group performances were cancelled following a burst pipe. The group has been rescheduled for September; photo.
155 For budget cuts, Regents schools not in the clear yet
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:42, p.1
3/8/2011 House File 45 has been modified and has passed both the House and Senate. The bill addresses saving money now and in the future. It establishes a budget transparency database.
156 'Talk Politics' tackles the issues of Regents hikes, proposed budget cuts
Cassidy--Anthony Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:38, p.1
2/22/2011 College Republicans, UNI Democrats, and Young Americans for Liberty hold discussion on proposed budget cuts to higher education. Students urged to participate in Regents Day in Des Moines; photo.
157 Center for Multicultural Education turns 40
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:38, p.6
2/22/2011 Open house to celebrate fortieth anniversary of the center will be February 28; photo.
158 Storming the Capitol
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:38, p.1
2/22/2011 Students will take their concerns about proposed budget cuts to Des Moines on March 7. NISG will provide free transportation, refreshments, and lunch.
159 Take an interest
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:37, p.7
2/18/2011 The Northern Iowa Student Government elections will soon be drawing to a close. NISG does affect students by sponsoring the Panther Shuttle, SafeRide, and making student voices heard at the Board of Regents. Become involved.
160 What has my student body president done for me and the university?
Hashman--Emma Therese (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:37, p.7
2/18/2011 Joel Anderson has met with each member of the Board of Regents individually during the past year. He has been involved with cutting fees for students and seeking sponsors for the Panther Shuttle and SafeRide.
161 Regents propose 5 percent tuition increase in light of potential budget reductions
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:34, p.1
2/8/2011 Both in and out of state students would see their tuition bill raised by five per cent next year. Students in the College of Business upper division are looking at a proposal of 11.3 percent for in state and 7.9 for out of state students.
162 Take a stand
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:32, p.5
2/1/2011 Students urged to write their legislators, Governor Branstad, and the student body president concerning the proposed budget cuts for the Board of Regents. Make your voice heard.
163 More cuts on the way?
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:30, p.1
1/25/2011 Iowa House of Representatives has passed a bill that could potentially cut $1.6 million from the University budget this fiscal year. Larger classes, higher tuition, and fewer class offering could result; photo.
164 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.
165 Graduate student highlights
McAndrew--Jacqueline Maria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:19, p.6
11/2/2010 Greta Johnson, a second year graduate student, is the only student representative on the Board of Regents. Making a difference in the world is her first priority. She is interested in working with non-profit organizations in the future; photo.
166 UNI's Ahrabi-Fard to be inducted into the MVC Hall of Fame
Northern Iowan 107:17, p.12
10/26/2010 Legendary volleyball coach will be inducted into the Missouri Valley Conference Hall of Fame. Ahrabi-Fard is considered an innovator on the collegiate, national, and international volleyball scene.
167 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.
168 UNI to host research and development education summit
Public Relations News Release 2010:64, p.1
9/21/2010 The purpose of the summit is to discuss four national research and development schools. Sharon Robinson, president and CEO of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), will be the guest speaker.
169 School of Applied Human Sciences recently established
Makinster--Jordan Michael (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:3, p.1
9/3/2010 Merging the Department of Design, Textiles, Gerontology and Family Studies with Mental Health and School Counseling Program has created the new school. Howard Barnes has been named director; photo.
170 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.
171 Dwight Watson named UNI dean of the college of education
Public Relations News Release 2009:466, p.1
5/24/2010 Watson is currently the associate dean of the Teacher Education Program, chair of the Department of Education Studies and professor in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
172 Regents ask UNI athletics to reduce dependency on state funding
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:45, p.1
3/30/2010 Board of Regents have asked for a plan from UNI and ISU for the elimination or reduction in taxpayer support for athletics. Troy Dannen shares that this in nothing new. UNI has reduced by 12% its use of those monies for athletics recently.
173 Brad's sports blurb special edition
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:44, p.Supplement, page 7
3/26/2010 An estimated crowd of one thousand attended the pep rally that sent the basketball team off to St. Louis for its game with Michigan State; photo.
174 Former professor sues UNI
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:36, p.1
2/16/2010 UNI and the state Board of Regents are being sued for discrimination, harassment, and breach of contract by Bradley Barrett, former music professor.
175 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.
176 The problem with refunded tuition
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:34, p.6
2/9/2010 The one hundred dollar surcharge students paid for the spring semester will be refunded if the Governor's budget is approved. Perhaps it would be best to continue the charge, since more cuts are anticipated for the next fiscal year.
177 Allen meets with merit staff
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:32, p.1
2/2/2010 President Allen presented an update to the Merit staff on how the current economic situation is affecting the university. Two meetings were held to allow members from different shifts to attend; photo.
178 United Faculty accepts $520,000 in pay cuts in exchange for no layoffs
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 2010:29, p.1
1/22/2010 There will be no layoffs of faculty in this fiscal year, thanks to an agreement between the Board of Regents and United Faculty. Salaries will be adjusted downward; much like a progressive tax.
179 United Faculty votes to receive salary cut
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 2008:28, p.1
1/15/2010 United Faculty has accepted a Memorandum of Understanding reached with the Board of Regents. The agreement will end on June 30, 2010. A salary reduction was deemed a fair way to address the needed reduction in expenditures; photo.
180 University of Northern Iowa announces first round of reorganization plans
Northern Iowan 2008:28, p.2
1/15/2010 Pending the approval of the Board of Regents, effective July 1, 2010 the Marketing and Advancement Division will be dissolved and the Colleges of Humanities and Fine Arts and Natural Sciences will be combined. Joel Haack will serve as the inaugural dean.
181 University of Northern Iowa announces first round of reorganization plans
Public Relations News Release 2009:225, p.1
1/14/2010 Effective July 1, 2010 Marketing & Advancement Division will be dissolved, eliminating one university vice president position. Bill Calhoun, current vice president and president of the UNI Foundation, will remain as president of the Foundation.
182 UNI-Dome roof in need of repair
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:27, p.1
12/11/2009 The July 10, 2009, storm caused $4.3 million in damage to the UNI-Dome roof. Insurance will cover the costs, except for $100,000 deductible on the policy. The Board of Regents has been asked for permission to proceed with repairs; photo.
183 Board of Regents defers tuition decision
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:26, p.1
12/8/2009 David Miles, Board of Regents President, announced that the Board will postpone deciding on the size of the tuition increase until after the December 11 meeting of the State Revenue Estimating Conference.
184 Future of Panther football scholarship program in question
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:25, p.11
12/4/2009 Conversations between a Board of Regents member and President Allen concerning the future of Panther football look for options to reduce the general fund monies required.
185 Regents Teacher Intern License Program receives State Board of Education approval
Public Relations News Release 2009:175, p.1
11/23/2009 The program, "Iowa Teacher Intern License Pathway--Answering the Call to Teach," will prepare mid-career professionals to earn an intern license in Iowa to teach in grades 7 - 12 in high need areas, as defined in the schools.
186 More than 40 programs slated for elimination
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:22, p.1
11/13/2009 Program reduction is a product of a process started over a year ago. Program reviews began within academic departments. Criteria were developed to evaluate programs, with enrollment being an important factor; photo.
187 UNI faculty considers furloughs
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:22, p.1
11/13/2009 Survey of faculty members shows that faculty are open to a number of solutions to resolve the current budget crisis. United Faculty met with Board of Regents to negotiate a deal to enact cost savings.
188 NISG analyzes UNI's budget situation
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.1
11/10/2009 Budget cuts and proposed changes in the liberal arts core are topics to be discussed during town hall meetings sponsored by Northern Iowa Student Government; photo.
189 Price Lab School seeks unpaid tuition fees
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.2
11/10/2009 Unpaid tuition at Lab School totaling $250,000 discovered during audit; $95,000 of this total will not be sought due to uncertain legal standing The remaining $155,000 will be sought for payment; photo.
190 Business students face $902 tuition increase
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:20, p.1
11/6/2009 Junior, senior, and graduate students in the College of Business will see a 12.6 per cent increase in tuition. This is due to a graduated scale imposed by the College to help maintain their ranking as a top business school; photo.
191 Board of Regents approves UNI's budget plan
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:19, p.1
11/3/2009 Governor Chet Culver's ten per cent across the board budget cut trickled down to a UNI share of $8.9 million dollars. A $100 surcharge on tuition for spring, days off without pay, and reducing retirement contributions have been approved; photo.
192 Maucker Union turns 40
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:19, p.9
11/3/2009 Maucker Union was rededicated during the fortieth anniversary of the building; photo.
193 Students speak about budget situation
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:18, p.1
10/30/2009 Baker Hall demolition, shorter semesters, tuition surcharge, and layoffs draw the attention of students. Opinions vary and emotions run high.
194 Some have no worries for student employment despite cutbacks
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:17, p.2
10/27/2009 Work study students are funded by Federal dollars and will likely not be effected by the recently announced state budget cuts. Dining services do run their operations as a business and may adjust if catering and retail decline; photo.
195 Town Hall meetings mark beginning of strategic planning process
Deharty--Angela Kaye (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:17, p.1
10/27/2009 President Allen and Provost Gibson kicked off the strategic planning process for the University by gathering input from faculty and staff via two town hall sessions.
196 NISG opposes high tuition increases, prepares for Green Week
Dempsey--Nicholas Stephen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:15, p.1
10/20/2009 Adam Haselhuhn feels that the state is increasingly placing the burden of public higher education on the backs of the students. A tuition raise of over three and a half percent is not acceptable to NISG. Green Week focuses on the environment.
197 UNI President encourages campus to work strong, hard, together in light of budget cuts
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:15, p.1
10/20/2009 Cutting $8.8 million from the 2010 university budget will not be easy. There are several alternatives, each having a down side. President Allen will visit with groups on and off campus for input.
198 Regents discuss budget reductions
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:14, p.1
10/16/2009 The ten per cent reduction in the state's fiscal 2010 budget was the topic of the Board of Regents meeting. Continued access to public universities and the need to continue high quality education were re-enforced.
199 New budget reductions coming
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.1
10/13/2009 President Benjamin Allen announced Governor Culver's decision to cut the budget across the board by ten per cent. Difficult decisions will have to be made for fiscal year 2010.
200 Board of Regents discusses potential 5 to 6 percent tuition increase
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:9, p.1
9/29/2009 Craig Lang expressed his opinion that tuition at Regents institutions should be increased twice as much as suggested by the baseline tuition increase of 2.7 percent. The Board of Regents will discuss tuition increases at their October meeting; photo.


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