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Title Date Summary
1 Academic calendar looks at a makeover
Koppes--Kevin (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:17, p.1
10/29/2002 A new fifteen week calendar for UNI has been proposed; will give students two extra weeks off per year, while increasing class lengths by 10-15 minutes.
2 Faculty Senate debates shorter semester terms
Koppes--Kevin (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:1, p.6
8/30/2002 The proposal to change to the calendar includes reducing each semester from seventeen weeks to fifteen weeks, adding an extra summer session, and allowing for a longer break over Christmas.
3 Shortening the school day
Public Relations News Release 2000:247, p.1
2/19/2001 Wendell McConnaha will discuss the most effective school day length and the changes he thinks schools will make.
4 Institutional growth and program expansion to 1890
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.107
7/1/1990 Enrollment grows; the Board outlines its authority more clearly; difficulties with the Boarding Department and physical facilities; photo.
5 Classes will run on hour; Food Service to be 3 hours
College Eye 52:26, p.1
4/14/1961 Will extend lunch period and schedule more noon classes to help meet demands of increased enrollment.
6 Classes change time
College Eye 36:4, p.1
9/29/1944 Afternoon classes will begin fifteen minutes later.
7 A professional mania
College Eye 31:13, p.2
12/15/1939 Dislikes practice of some faculty of keeping classes after dismissal bell.
8 The Soap Box
College Eye 28:9, p.2
11/6/1936 Dislikes practice of some faculty members to keep students after the bell rings.
9 Teachers College moved forward in 1934, year's record indicates
Furry--Leroy W. (Class of 1935)
College Eye 26:25, p.1
12/21/1934 Review of important events of 1934.
10 Scholarship requirements raised; ten-minute class interval voted
Alumnus 18:4, p.10
10/1/1934 2.0 GPA required for graduation; interval between classes changed from five to ten minutes in recognition of growing campus.
11 Longer class intervals, credit rule, administrative changes top events in campus news; departmental and campus alterations are also recent changes
College Eye 26:12, p.1
9/10/1934 Will allow ten minutes of passage time instead of five minutes; changes in music and language departments; landscaping in central campus after demolition of Power Plant.
12 Faculty votes ten-minute intervals between classes; ruling to start fall term; increase in grade-point requirement also approved
College Eye 26:11, p.1
8/17/1934 Students must earn a C average in order to graduate, following the spring term of 1936.
13 To abuse it might be to lose it
College Eye 26:11, p.2
8/17/1934 Students will like the new ten minute interval between classes.
14 Five minutes between classes is no longer considered sufficient
Public Relations News Release 1934:582, p.1
8/6/1934 Professors voted to increase the interval to ten minutes.
15 Campus hiker feels the heat; asks more time between classes
College Eye 26:4, p.2
6/29/1934 Five minutes is not enough time between classes.
16 Editorials; on inter-class intervals
College Eye 24:30, p.2
4/28/1933 Believes that there should be a longer interval between classes so that students can make it to the next class on time.
17 Council reviews local problems; ten problems advanced at first council meeting for discussion
College Eye 24:10, p.4
11/11/1932 Most significant problem seems to be student control of Commons; brief note of other problems.
18 Forum
College Eye 23:49, p.2
7/8/1932 Suggests ten minutes between classes instead of five.
19 Class periods to be shortened Friday
College Eye 23:32, p.1
2/26/1932 For last class day of term.
20 The accident of the hour
College Eye 23:16, p.2
10/9/1931 Claims that administrators and students should take note of J. B. Paul's study that shorter classes are nearly as effective as longer ones.
21 Thirty, fifty-five minute periods differ little, says Dr. J. B. Paul
College Eye 23:16, p.1
10/9/1931 Professor Paul releases results of his research on class length and learning.
22 A study of the relative effectiveness for learning on the college level . . . .
Paul--Joseph B. (Research Bureau Staff)
Alumnus 15:4, p.12
10/1/1931 Professor J. B. Paul reports on study of thirty minute and fifty-five minute class periods; believes good case can be made for shorter period.
23 Hours or minutes? Custom or science?
Henmon--V. A. C.
Alumnus 15:4, p.11
10/1/1931 Introduces study on length of class periods.
24 Minutes versus hours
Alumnus 15:4, p.17
10/1/1931 Urges consideration of Professor Paul's findings on instructional unit study.
25 Dr. Paul gets degree at Wisconsin University
College Eye 23:3, p.3
6/19/1931 Study there found little difference in effectiveness of 55 vs. 30 minute class length.
26 Editor serves her term and goes free; writes "swan song"
Fish--Evelyn (Student--1930)
College Eye 22:32, p.2
5/22/1931 Recap of editorial opinions throughout the year and a welcome to the new editor.
27 J. Stitt Wilson accomplishes the seemingly impossible, Monday; arouses talk of action among Teacher's students
College Eye 22:23, p.4
3/20/1931 Students appreciate Mr. Wilson's call for action.
28 How are you going to make it from astronomy to government?
College Eye 22:22, p.2
3/9/1931 Continuing commentary on the inadequate period of time between classes.
29 Three minutes between classes is plenty, writes irate student
College Eye 22:22, p.6
3/9/1931 Writer believes that the period of time between classes is too long and should be shortened.
30 Vociferous replies greet questions put by rush period reporter last week
College Eye 22:21, p.1
2/27/1931 Period of time between classes denounced as being too short.
31 Give us more credit or give us more time
College Eye 22:20, p.1
2/20/1931 Time between classes is discussed and pleas made to the students for opinions on the matter.
32 College Eye advocates abolition of the five minute rush period; reporter ill this week, so no story or investigation
College Eye 22:19, p.2
2/13/1931 Discussion of five minute interim between classes and its inadequacy.
33 The five minute rush rule originated way back when--
College Eye 22:18, p.1
2/6/1931 The five minute interim between classes is denounced as not enough time.
34 While freshmen complain and seniors ignore, Eye reporter investigates this "five minute rush period"
College Eye 22:17, p.1
1/30/1931 College Eye reporter speaks on difficulty to appear at class on time due to inadequate periods of time between classes.
35 Ironical Ike says--; Cynical Sylvia says--
College Eye 16:8, p.4
10/22/1924 Jokes and commentary on campus life.
36 Inquiring Reporter
College Eye 13:4, p.4
9/21/1921 Students answer the question, "Do you think five minutes is enough time between classes?"
37 Changes of the year
Seerley--Homer Horatio (President of ISNS andISTC)
Quarterly News Letter to the Alumni 0:0, p.2
1/21/1915 Recitations and lab hours are changed and building hours lengthened; student work at rural independent school districts and study centers is continuing; faculty are assisting with two day county teachers' institutes.
38 Official Notes
Seerley--Homer Horatio (President of ISNS andISTC)
College Eye 3:22, p.369
3/19/1914 Notes on faculty changes; class schedule set with societies to meet evenings and athletics on Saturdays; South Hall will be repaired.
39 Official Notes
Seerley--Homer Horatio (President of ISNS andISTC)
College Eye 3:13, p.225
12/18/1913 Professors Cory and Lambert conducted study center; advising system revised; faculty decide on class term length; student organizations have made financial reports..
40 Editorial
Normal Eyte 20:21, p.343
2/16/1910 Classes should be dismissed more promptly when the fifty-five minute period ends; attend Triangular Debate on Thursday; Normal Eyte elections this week.
41 Official
Normal Eyte 18:6, p.84
10/16/1907 Library and Museum basements will be completed this year; work on Laboratory Building continues; news of staff; football suspended for a year; new curriculum and longer classes; teacher certification under examination.
42 Our faculty not (?) guilty
Normal Eyte 16:10, p.147
11/15/1905 ISNS faculty tend to dismiss class on time, but that is not true at some other schools.
43 Official
Normal Eyte 10:2, p.31
9/22/1900 Class schedule includes six periods; military work will be done three afternoons per week; Auditorium Building foundation nearing completion; material will be delivered by extension of street railway onto campus; waiting room to be built.

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