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101 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.
102 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.
103 Gibson on budget cuts: "Not all questions can be answered"
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:24, p.1
11/20/2009 Provost Gibson and Vice-President for Student Affairs Terrence Hogan addressed the budget situation during a town hall meeting sponsored by the Northern Iowa Student Government; photo.
104 university of Northern Iowa staff face potential furloughs
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:24, p.1
11/20/2009 The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees and the State Police Officers Council have decided to work with Governor Culver by taking five days off without pay. The vote is to be completed by November 25.
105 Faculty requires other cuts before furloughs
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.1
11/17/2009 Eighty-eight per cent of the faculty union members surveyed opposed the idea of furloughs unless similar cuts are made in programs including athletics, Gallagher-Bluedorn, and the Wellness Center; photo.
106 We all might (literally) pay for our indifference
Murphy--Brian Sullivan (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.8
11/17/2009 The end results of budget cuts are increased class sizes, possible condensing of material taught, and less interaction with professors. Information on the budget problems are posted and student input is desired. Let your voices be heard.
107 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.
108 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.
109 Northern Iowa Student Government hosts town hall meetings to communicate with students
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.3
11/10/2009 Members of the UNI administration will attend town hall meetings to answer student questions. The current budget situation, a one hundred dollar surcharge, and proposed tuition increase will be discussed.
110 What we want to see during budget cuts
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.7
11/10/2009 Budget cuts should include a transparent process, student input, efficient use of funds, and consideration of all costs involved with a program. Students need to contact the President, Provost, and student government.
111 What we want to see during budget cuts
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:20, p.5
11/6/2009 Student input is needed during the current budget discussion. They will be affected immediately by potential program cuts, reallocation of student fees, and potential cuts in service.
112 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.
113 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.
114 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.
115 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.
116 NISG president speaks out against budget cuts
Northern Iowan 106:14, p.1
10/16/2009 Disappointed about the lack of support for education by Governor Culver during the most recent budget cut. State support for UNI has decreased over twenty-three percent since the beginning of fiscal year 2009.
117 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.
118 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.
119 UNI President Benjamin Allen prepares university for change, challenges
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:8, p.1
9/25/2009 Faced with an eight per cent reduction in state funding, President Allen stated that changes are definitely ahead. We can address change intentionally or changes will be imposed upon us. It is far better that we adapt ourselves; photo.
120 Increased student enrollment challenges Admissions, DOR and UNI as a whole
Smit--Jeremy Ryan (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:5, p.4
9/15/2009 Budget cuts and increasing enrollment have led to increased class size and an increased demand for dormitory space. Temporary housing has been set up in lounges in the Towers and Quads; photo.
121 A yearly checkup
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:4, p.6
9/11/2009 UNI challenged to put University back into its name by supporting academics first and reducing the emphasis placed on athletics. Budget restrictions have caused larger class sizes, reduced financial aid, and freezes on professors' salaries.
122 Administration aims to keep priorities at forefront during tough economic times
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:3, p.1
9/4/2009 Federal stimulus money lessened the cuts in state budget monies for just one year. The budget for fiscal 2011 is unclear. Expanding diversity, a strong undergraduate program, K-12 education program, and aiding the state are goals.
123 Iowa Public Radio eliminates nine positions
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:2, p.3
9/1/2009 A reorganization plan and a decline in support from state university funding lead to the loss of jobs. Bob Dorr, the late night host, is among those losing their jobs.
124 Budget cuts cause reduction in student employment
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:56, p.1
6/19/2009 Major reduction in the general fund budget results in not filling vacant positions, an early retirement program, not rehiring adjunct instructors, and a reduction in student employment opportunities; photo.
125 We're not perfect
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:50, p.3
4/17/2009 Northern Iowan staff welcomes constructive, relevant criticism; admits to not being perfect. Staff states budgetary constraints; including loss of advertising dollars due to the economy.
126 Orchesis dances off budget cuts
Strong--Jocelyn Jane (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:47, p.9
4/7/2009 In spite of the rumor of being a victim of budget cuts, Orchesis is here to stay; photo.
127 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.
128 Quiet robbery
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 105:32, p.7
2/3/2009 Questions spending priorities for the University of Northern Iowa; especially the transfer of funds from the general fund to Maucker Union, Gallagher-Bluedorn, athletics, and the Student Health Clinic.
129 Talk discusses economic crisis
Stewart--Calli (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:26, p.2
12/9/2008 Professor Frank Thompson speaks at University Book and Supply panel; offers opinions on current economic problems; notes large expenditures for athletics that might well have benefited general education and instruction; photo.
130 Board of Regents to meet June 20, 21 and 22
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
6/16/2006 Meetings will take place at Iowa State University and at the Lakeside Laboratory in Okoboji; discussion topics listed.
131 Board of Regents to meet May 3 and 4
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
5/3/2006 Regents will meet at UNI; list of topic discussions including mandatory fees, parking fees, and budget issues.
132 Money Matter$: House approves funds
Northern Iowan 102:52, p.3
4/18/2006 Iowa House approved $40 million for improvements at state universities.
133 More budget cuts for Iowa
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:51, p.3
4/14/2006 University awaits the announcement of the budget. Current estimates from the statehouse don't look good for Iowa's public universities.
134 Legislators on campus
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 102:46, p.1
3/28/2006 Legislators talk about funding of education.
135 Koob rejects job offer to keep money in budget
Nichols--Brent (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 102:41, p.1
2/28/2006 Robert Koob turns down job with the Regents to help UNI with budget problems.
136 Another budget cut for UNI
Nichols--Brent (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 102:38, p.1
2/17/2006 Requests for increased funding for the Regent universities have not been met; much smaller increase proposed.
137 Education falling behind 'budget cuts'
Rochette-Crawley--Susan (English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 102:5, p.10
9/13/2005 Professor Rochette-Crawley hopes to bring awareness to students of the university's actions of replacing professors with adjunct instructors or graduate students.
138 Welcome back
Koob--Robert D. (Class of 1962; President of UNI)
Northern Iowan 102:1, p.1
8/26/2005 Letter from President Koob talks about exciting things happening at UNI; photo.
139 Board of Regents to meet August 3 and 4
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
7/29/2005 List of topics to be discussed at Regents' meeting including people to contact about the issues.
140 Board of Regents to meet June 13 and 14
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
6/9/2005 Schedule of topics that will be discussed at the meeting.
141 Intramural sports may carry a price tag in the future
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:51, p.3
4/15/2005 WRC staff is proposing a twenty dollar fee per student to cover intramural sports costs.
142 NISG hammers out budget, deals cuts
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 101:51, p.1
4/15/2005 Lists the amounts of money that were awarded to various student organizations.
143 Panel says budget cuts limit UNI students
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:51, p.1
4/15/2005 Panel members give their viewpoints of the university's budget cuts and what effects they have had on the university.
144 Board of Regents to meet at Iowa State University March 14 and 15
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
3/8/2005 Regents will discuss fees, room and board, parking rates, investments, and the proposed Human Performance Complex.
145 Cuts=student hitchhiking
Northern Iowan 101:42, p.5
3/4/2005 Discusses the problems with the shortfall of $337,000 in student services fees for the spring semester.
146 Panther Shuttle budget falls short; students take longer walks after spring break
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:41, p.1
3/1/2005 Due to a budget cut of $29,000, the Panther Shuttle will cease operation on March 11 for the remainder of the school year; photo.
147 Board of Regents to meet at Iowa State University Dec. 15 and 16
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
12/7/2004 Summarizes the ten points on the docket.
148 Board of Regents to decide on tuition increase next month
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 101:21, p.1
11/9/2004 Board of Regents likely to pass 4% tuition increase to take effect for the 2005-2006 academic year.
149 Lobby for your education
Smith--Jessica Dee (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:13, p.1
10/12/2004 Explanation of how students can take an active role in working for more state funding for the university; photo.
150 Shull Hall closed for renovations; enrollment, decrease of on-campus students to blame
Robertson--Andrew (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:11, p.1
10/5/2004 Shull Hall to reopen in the fall of 2005 or 2006 after renovations are completed; photo.


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