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Curris--Constantine William (President of UNI)

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551 Presidential hopeful visits UNI: Babbitt knocks Reagan; discusses goals, beliefs
Olson--Carol Kathleen (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 83:37, p.1
2/13/1987 President Curris shakes hands with Bruce Babbitt; photo.
552 The Allnighter's Club
Marlow--Paul S. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 83:36, p.2
2/10/1987 President Curris prepares a march on Des Moines in protest of low funding.
553 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.
554 UNI names recipients of prestigious Presidential Scholarships
Public Relations News Release 1986:186, p.1
1/26/1987 The second set of high school seniors to receive the Presidential Scholarships was selected. The scholarships cover four years of tuition and living costs for the students. Includes a list of recipients with their hometowns.
555 Old Gold yearbook done by computer
Public Relations News Release 1986:143, p.1
12/22/1986 The Old Gold staff utilizes three computer programs in assembling the yearbook. These programs allow the yearbook staff to create photo captions, insert photo blocks, and automatically sort student names. Includes interviews with two staff members.
556 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.
557 UNI to graduate more than 600 at Saturday (Dec. 20) ceremony in UNI-dome
Public Relations News Release 1986:142, p.1
12/19/1986 Four-hundred of six-hundred and fifty graduating students attended the fall graduation ceremony held in the UNI-Dome. Judith Harrington served as commencement marshal, alongside President Curris.
558 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.
559 UNI names recipients of prestigious Presidential & Merit scholarships
Public Relations News Release 1986:135, p.1
12/16/1986 Four-year renewable Presidential and Merit scholarships were granted to one-hundred and twenty high school seniors. Students must have had an ACT score of twenty-eight, and been in the top tenth percent of their class. Includes a list of recipients.
560 Tuition in Iowa schools 'bound to go up': Curris
Northern Iowan 83:28, p.3
12/9/1986 President Curris speaks about tuition, admissions standards, plans for Seerley, Wright, and Latham Halls.
561 Tree lighting ceremony, related festivities kick off the holiday season at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1987:131, p.1
12/8/1986 The annual tree lighting ceremony was held at Maucker Union, conducted by President Curris. The Mixed Chorus, Folk Dancers, and Price Lab student choir performed for the occasion with appearances by Mr. and Mrs. Claus.
562 Feature notes . . .
Northern Iowan 83:26, p.7
11/25/1986 Mirecourt Trio will perform; Paul Gerni will demonstrate pool trick shots; President Curris will meet and talk with students; tree lighting ceremony scheduled.
563 New members named to Publication Board
Northern Iowan 83:25, p.4
11/21/1986 Jerry Klinkowitz and Mary Franken will join board; some questions about reasons for changes.
564 UNI's holiday tree lighting, craft sale open to the public Dec. 4 (Thursday)
Public Relations News Release 1987:114, p.1
11/20/1986 Holiday festivities were hosted in Maucker Union, including dance performances, a choir, and a Christmas themed market of thirty booths. Speakers included President Curris, along with student Mary Hog, who read 'Twas the Night Before Christmas'.
565 Curris to speak
Northern Iowan 83:21, p.4
11/7/1986 Will speak to USI.
566 UNI's first presidential scholars honored at on-campus reception
Public Relations News Release 1987:84, p.1
10/30/1986 The first fifteen students to receive the Presidential Scholars awards were presented by Constantine Curris. In order to qualify, students must have scored twenty-eight on the ACT, and graduated in the top ten percent of their high school classes.
567 Newly-renovated UNI auditorium makes its formal debut
Public Relations News Release 1987:82, p.1
10/29/1986 Covers the renovation of the university's auditorium. Seating, carpeting, and lighting were improved, as well as the brick roadways running alongside the building. A dedication performance by Karen Holvik was held upon completion of the renovation.
568 Curris kitchen remodeled; appliances not working
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:18, p.6
10/28/1986 Kitchen was remodeled in $183,000 renovation of President's House in 1983; some appliances and systems do not work properly.
569 UNI rugby team commended for efforts to help Baxter tornado victims
Public Relations News Release 1987:72, p.1
10/21/1986 University rugby players carried nursing home residents to shelter when the town of Baxter was struck by a tornado after a match in Newton. When the storm died, the team helped the Baxter disaster team block roads to areas that had been destroyed.
570 Untitled
Northern Iowan 83:16, p.3
10/21/1986 Criticizes UNI's enrollment cap.
571 Vague language criticized
Nicholas--Randal R.
Northern Iowan 83:13, p.2
10/10/1986 Criticizes a lighting project on campus as well as the language used by University administrators to describe it.
572 Legislature to blame
Northern Iowan 83:9, p.2
9/26/1986 Discusses some possible causes of the recent enrollment cap.
573 Benefit concert to feature Curris
Schlobohm--Jack S. (Class of 1991)
Northern Iowan 83:8, p.12
9/23/1986 Harry Slife and President Curris will narrate part of show; photo.
574 Curris' support
Northern Iowan 83:8, p.2
9/23/1986 Commends UNI's president for defending non-traditional students.
575 Band member grateful
Martens--Amy L. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 83:7, p.2
9/19/1986 A band member thanks UNI President Curris for the opportunity for the recent band trip.
576 UNI suffers 'Iowa penalty'
Northern Iowan 83:7, p.1
9/19/1986 President Curris speaks to faculty on lack of funding, quality of teacher education, and landscaping projects; photo.
577 Student guide
Reicks--Rodney Eugene (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 83:2, p.9
8/29/1986 Greetings from officials; list of phone numbers; important offices on campus.
578 First Ed.D. graduate to be honored at UNI commencement exercises Aug. 1 (Friday)
Public Relations News Release 1986:491, p.1
7/24/1986 Cheryl Budlong completes the Doctorate of Education. Her commencement ceremony was held in the UNI-Dome, where she was given the doctoral hood by Constantine Curris and John Downey.
579 Verna Kennedy retires after 45 years in UNI Controller's Office
Public Relations News Release 1986:469, p.1
7/2/1986 She says "What I'll miss are the people I've worked with through the years, as well as the University community. This has been a wonderful place to work;" there was a reception held in her honor; only one other person has worked at UNI longer.
580 More than 1,000 UNI graduates awarded degrees
Public Relations News Release 1986:459, p.1
6/13/1986 Sue Fleming delivered the student address and received a Purple and Old Gold award.
581 Gift will benefit heart attack victims
Northern Iowa Today 14:3, p.6
6/1/1986 Century Companies donate $20,000 for cardiac rehabilitation program; photo.
582 Seminar to turn the economy around
Northern Iowa Today 14:3, p.3
6/1/1986 Two day seminar will feature nationally-known speakers.
583 'Golden Class' celebrating with special reunion events on campus
Public Relations News Release 1986:415, p.1
5/7/1986 Thirty-five class members from 1936 and their spouses are expected at the event; members of the honored class will participate in Saturday's commencement by wearing their cap and gowns.
584 UNI Cardiac Rehabilitation Program awarded $20,000 scholarship by Waverly's Century Companies of America
Public Relations News Release 1986:404, p.1
5/1/1986 The insurance company's donation will be used to purchase equipment and provide funds to participants who otherwise could not afford to attend the program.
585 Nationally-known economic developers to share successful economic development programs at UNI seminar May 15-16
Public Relations News Release 1986:400, p.1
4/30/1986 The two-day program will focus on new ideas and solutions to the economic development issues faced by the State of Iowa; there will be speakers and a chance for hands-on learning in a case study/role play session.
586 UNI to graduate nearly 1,200 in exercises May 10
Public Relations News Release 1986:399, p.1
4/30/1986 The graduates include both undergraduate and graduate students; Fleming will give the address; Iseminger is seventy-two years old; members of the alumni class of 1936 will be honored.
587 28th annual recognition breakfast May 3 to honor 41 long-term UNI employees
Public Relations News Release 1986:392, p.1
4/24/1986 The breakfast will honor employees who have worked at UNI for at least ten years; Windham and Matheson will provide the entertainment; list of those being honored.
588 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.
589 Nominations now being accepted for Lux Medallion award for outstanding service to UNI
Public Relations News Release 1986:322, p.1
3/25/1986 The third annual award will be presented at Homecoming to two undergraduate students who best represent the ideal of service to UNI; five finalists will be selected from the nominations and then interviewed to determine the two winners.
590 UNI Black Hawk County Alumni chapter chartered; officers elected
Public Relations News Release 1986:310, p.1
3/17/1986 There are six thousand UNI alumni living in Black Hawk County; this is the second alumni chapter created in Iowa; the first was created in Des Moines in 1985.
591 Take it or leave it
Northern Iowan 82:40, p.2
3/4/1986 Upset with the purported actions of President Curris and the UNISA administration.
592 Budget cuts and enrollment increases force admissions limit
Northern Iowa Today 14:2, p.1
3/1/1986 Committee studying enrollment limitations to meet financial problems.
593 Seminar room honors dynamic professor
Northern Iowa Today 14:2, p.
3/1/1986 Baker room 72 named for Josef Fox; brief biographical sketch; tributes; photo.
594 University wrestles with tough budget-cutting decisions
Northern Iowa Today 14:2, p.3
3/1/1986 List of ten cost-cutting measures designed to meet 3.85% reversion of funds mandated by governor.
595 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.
596 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.
597 Fox's mission: wake students up: Friends colleagues reminisce
McIlrath--James Harley (Classes of 1986 and 1999)
Northern Iowan 82:29, p.5
1/24/1986 Quick excerpts from speeches made at the dedication of the Fox seminar room.
598 Friday Morning . . .
Northern Iowan 82:29, p.3
1/24/1986 Describes problems that lazy students have to face every day.
599 Fundraising for museum underway
Northern Iowan 82:28, p.11
1/21/1986 Building purchased for $175,000; $160,000 renovation project had just begun when it was stopped due to shortage of funds; collection boxed and stored in Physical Plant Building; will undertake fundraising campaign.
600 Regents approve UNI enrollment limit concept
Public Relations News Release 1986:204, p.1
1/15/1986 The approval basically allows UNI to explore different options for limiting enrollment levels.


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