IndexUNI: Database of University Articles

Dannen--Troy (Class of 1989; Director of Intercollegiate Athletics)

Displaying 1 - 50 of 75
Title Date Summary
1 Northern Iowa in search for athletic director
Coppock--Kiley (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:28, p.06
1/14/2016 UNI Athletics searches for a new athletic director following the departure of Troy Dannen.
2 Students First
Northern Iowa Today 97:1, p.19
1/1/2014 Athletes maintain 3.12 GPA, which is higher than that of the general student population; women's basketball team does especially well; academic progress rate is also good; photo.
3 Letter to the editor
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:20, p.3
11/5/2013 The author responds to the T-shirt exchange program that allows students to exchange a T-shirt from the University of Iowa or Iowa State University for a University of Northern Iowa one. She feels that this is a great way to promote school spirit; photo.
4 UNI requests more funding for athletics from students: Athletics hopes to reduce reliance on general fund
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:20, p.1
11/5/2013 UNI is requesting the approval of the Board of Regents in raising the student services fee by $25. This would allow the athletic department to reduce their reliance on the general education fund.
5 IHSAA championships to remain at UNI-Dome through 2017
Public Relations News Release 2013:7, p.1
7/17/2013 UNI and the Iowa High School Athletic Association have agreed to a five-year extension of the contract for state football finals in the UNI-Dome. The state championship games have been hosted in the UNI-Dome since 1976.
6 A great day in the history of Panther wrestling
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.14
1/1/2013 Highlights of the proud history of UNI wrestling; has begun multi-phase improvement program that will include workout room, locker room, coaches' offices, and strength and conditioning facility; photo.
7 UNI exploring move to FBS football
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 109:8, p.6
9/21/2012 Troy Dannen is trying to gauge the future of college football and where the UNI football team fits. Competitiveness, funding, and expenses must be taken into account. The is no imminent decision in the near future; photo.
8 UNI may need to return PFG athletic donation
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 109:8, p.1
9/21/2012 Russell Wasendorf's gift of two million dollars to the athletic department is in question due to Wasendorf's guilty plea to mail fraud and embezzlement. Money already donated has been frozen, in case it needs to be returned.
9 Student input needed on source of athletic funding
Bancroft-Smithe--Jordan (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:7, p.4
9/18/2012 Removing athletics funds from the general fund has been the goal of many over the years. A proposed gradual increase in student fees until 2020 would support athletics. Tuition and fees proposal due to Board of Regents on October 1, 2012.
10 UNI softball; on the rise
Northern Iowa Today 95:2, p.17
6/1/2012 Softball team won Missouri Valley championship in 2012 with 21-4 league record; Coach Jacobs has done a remarkable job in turning the program around; photo.
11 Dannen: athletics funding model outdated
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:53, p.1
4/24/2012 Athletics director agrees that the transfer of funds from the general fund to athletics is too high. He is suggesting a switch to funding from student fees. This concept has been used for several years by other universities; photo.
12 My take on the future of Panther athletics
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:46, p.8
3/30/2012 Author shares his thoughts on athletics in light of the upcoming budget cuts. The athletics department continues to lose money and will be forced to make cuts; photo.
13 UNI announces first round of cuts, eyes others
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:40, p.1
2/28/2012 Museum, print services, and Price Lab School are slated to close. The Department of Public Safety and low enrollment academic programs are under review; photo.
14 Faculty senate discusses potential academic cuts
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:39, p.1
2/24/2012 Members express concerns about general funds being transferred to nonacademic departments. Several faculty members seed that the budget process seemed to be top down, with little input from the bottom up.
15 UNI loses a heartbreaker to No. 14 ranked Iowa State
Blumberg--Matthew L. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 108:34, p.13
2/7/2012 Wrestlers lose to in state rival in a hard fought match; 19-17; photo.
16 Dannen, Walrath confirm source of all-expense paid trips to NCAA
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:30, p.1
1/24/2012 There is NO money from the athletic department or student money spent on student body personnel going the tournaments. The NCAA pays for national tournaments and the MVC pays for conference trips; photo.
17 UNI STAND rallies for moment of silence
Krull--Danielle Leigh (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:19, p.6
11/1/2011 Declining to allow a request for a moment of silence for those killed in the Congo by the Athletic Department has led to demonstrations at recent football games. The group does not accept the explanation given for not allowing the request.
18 NCAA peer review committee completes UNI campus visit, submits report for NCAA Division I recertification
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:11, p.11
10/4/2011 Four member committee met with President Allen, Athletic Director Troy Dannen, and others across campus. Their visit resulted in a recommendation for recertification from the NCAA in Division 1.
19 UNI football adds 2012 season opener at Wisconsin
Northern Iowan 108:1, p.23
8/26/2011 2012 football team to play two BCS teams, Wisconsin and Iowa. These games will help the financial situation in the athletic department.
20 UNI men's basketball team to take part in South Padre Island Invitational
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:57, p.3
6/24/2011 UNI and Iowa State will join six other universities in one of the most elite preseason basketball tournaments. Being seen by people and competing against mid to high level BCS schools on a neutral court are positives of participating; photo.
21 Jacobson meets with Texas A & M, chooses to stay at UNI
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:55, p.3
6/10/2011 Basketball coach Ben Jacobson talked with Big 12 team and says, no, thank you. His success at UNI makes Coach Jacobson a popular candidate for open positions. Many are pleased that he is still a Panther; photo.
22 UNI receives $100 million donation for creation of new outdoor football stadium
Northern Iowan 107:46, p.B4
4/1/2011 Fictitious donation will fund a fictitious outdoor football stadium; photo.
23 UNI football schedule set for 2011 season
Kintzel--Scott Elliott (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:45, p.12
3/29/2011 Five home games highlight the upcoming football season. The Panthers open on September 3 against in-state rival, Iowa State; photo.
24 UNI to host first round game in CIT
Northern Iowan 107:43, p.9
3/11/2011 McLeod Center will be the site of a first round game of the Tournament. The Panthers will play against an opponent that has not yet been named.
25 'Interlude Dance' becomes a UNI phenomenon
Hayne--Cassandra Kay (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:31, p.4
1/28/2011 Ian Goldsmith, Scott Connerley, and Tyler Wright created the dance. Dance was taught to Resident Assistants in Campbell and then taken to the Athletic Marketing Department for permission to perform at one of the basketball games; photo.
26 Panthers look to improve playoff status with a win against Leathernecks Saturday
Getting--Timothy Willis (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:24, p.10
11/19/2010 With the conference championship secured, the football team will be playing for continued momentum going into the playoffs. A win Saturday may improve their seeding, as well; photo.
27 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.
28 Former wrestling coach files lawsuit against UNI athletic director
Getting--Timothy Willis (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:54, p.8
4/30/2010 Brad Penrith has filed a lawsuit against UNI and Troy Dannen for $100,000 in damages and reinstatement as head wrestling coach.
29 Mahoney awarded prestigious NCAA Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship
Northern Iowan 106:54, p.8
4/30/2010 Josh Mahoney, member of the UNI football team has been awarded a $48,000 scholarship for graduate work. He earned a 4.0 grade point average; majoring in economics and English; photo.
30 Panther athletics look to captivate the state
Kintzel--Scott Elliott (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:54, p.supplement 20
4/30/2010 Athletic programs at UNI had wonderful success in 2009-2010. The McLeod Center and the UNI-Dome have attracted crowds like never before; photo.
31 Students see it free with Panther Pass
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:54, p.supplement 11
4/30/2010 Forty-seven dollars of student fees goes toward a Panther Pass. This pass allows free admission to all athletic events, School of Music performances, Strayer-Wood Theatre performances, and reduced prices to the Performing Arts Center; photo.
32 UNI wrestling searching for new head coach
Walters--Casey Beaudean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:49, p.11
4/13/2010 Brad Penrith has not been retained as head coach of the UNI wrestling program. He has been head coach for ten years and served as an assistant for three years prior to that; photo.
33 UNI head wrestling coach fired
Northern Iowan 106:48, p.6
4/9/2010 Brad Penrith fired; had compiled 90-75-4 record in ten years.
34 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.
35 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.
36 Jacobson agrees to 10-year contract extension
Northern Iowan 106:44, p.Supplement, page 2
3/26/2010 Basketball coach Ben Jacobson has signed a contract extension that will keep him at UNI through 2020. No public funds will be used for the increased in salary.
37 Men's basketball coach agrees to 10 year deal at UNI
Northern Iowan 106:44, p.1
3/26/2010 Ben Jacobson receives a raise in salary and extends his contract for ten years; photo.
38 Faculty Senate suggests cut to auxiliary funds
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:41, p.1
3/5/2010 The Wellness and Recreation Center, Performing Arts Center, Student Health Center, Maucker Union, and athletic programs would all feel the effects of a proposal from the Faculty Senate to reduce support from the general fund; photo.
39 Together at last; UNI athletics administration under one roof
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.21
1/1/2010 Description of facilities in Jacobson Human Performance Complex; will house all senior intercollegiate athletic administrators; photo.
40 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.
41 $2 million donation focuses on scholarship, sustainability
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:17, p.1
10/27/2009 Though unrestricted, the donation of Russell and Connie Wasendorf cannot be used for day to day operations of the athletic department or to sustain the Athletic Department's operating budget; photo.
42 Wasendorfs commit $2 million to UNI athletics
Public Relations News Release 2009:97, p.1
10/3/2009 Russell and Connie Wasendorf's gift is the largest unrestricted outright gift to the athletic department in its 100-year history. Russ said, "I am simply paying back, with interest, the financial aid I received while attending" the college.
43 UNI will dedicate new addition to the Human Performance Center, Oct. 3
Public Relations News Release 2009:82, p.1
9/28/2009 The Richard O. Jacobson Human Performance Complex will be dedicated on Saturday. Named for Des Moines businessman and philanthropist Dick Jacobson, the latest additions to the complex include a 9,136-square-foot training center, locker rooms and more.
44 New turf blankets UNI-Dome
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:4, p.10
9/11/2009 Thanks to donations from the Black Hawk Gaming Association and private funding, the UNI-Dome has replaced the artificial turf that had been used since 1976.
45 FCS vs. FBS
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:1, p.22
8/28/2009 Football Championship Subdivision teams play Football Bowl Subdivision teams for money, increased exposure for recruitment, and the possibility of defeating a major program and gaining more publicity for their program.
46 UNI Baseball team completes its last season
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:1, p.7
8/28/2009 Budget problems marked the end of the UNI baseball program. The final game was played on May 16, 2009; photo.
47 UNI baseball program ties up loose ends
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:56, p.1
6/19/2009 Coaches and players search for new places to play baseball, following the end of the UNI program on May 16, 2009. The coaches will leave University employment June 30; photo.
48 Panthers chase predators and championships
Buxton--Zachary Joe (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:54, p.supp 20
5/1/2009 Sports highlights for the 2008-2009 seasons; photo.
49 What a long, strange trip it's been as sports editor
Stout--Michael (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:54, p.7
5/1/2009 Mike Stout looks back at the year in Panther athletics. The highs included the football, men's basketball, and volleyball team. The low was the demise of the baseball program; photo.
50 Brad Penrith accepts wrestling contract extension
Northern Iowan 105:45, p.13
3/31/2009 Three year contract extension agreement reached with wrestling coach; photo.


Questions about this service?

Contact Jaycie Vos, University Archivist | (319) 273-6307


1227 W 27th Street
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614
(319) 273-2838  |