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1 Taxpayers asked to pay more for 25 percent fewer students at UNI
Gray--Glenn (Guest Columnist)
Northern Iowan 119:17, p.03
10/24/2022 Tenured UNI administrator Glenn Gray writes their opinion about the tax increasing in Iowa and how citizens are paying more money to universities like UNI when enrollment has dropped drastically.
2 UNI: the most affordable, highest value university in Iowa
De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022), Woods--Kristin (Senior Associate Vice President for Student Enrollment)
Northern Iowan 118:44, p.03
3/28/2022 Guest columnist Kristin Woods Ph.D explains the benefits of attending UNI; photo.
3 UNI most expensive public university in Iowa
Gray--Glenn (Guest Columnist), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:39, p.3
3/3/2022 Glenn Gray gives their opinion on UNI's current low enrollment and how changes should be made to better serve the taxpayers and students paying for UNI; photo.
4 Enrollment crisis looming over UNI
Gray--Glenn (Guest Columnist)
Northern Iowan 118:31, p.3
2/3/2022 Glenn Gray gives his opinion on the decreasing enrollment at UNI; photo.
5 Falling enrollment a challenge, and not just for UNI
Gray--Glenn (Guest Columnist)
Northern Iowan 118:25, p.3
11/29/2021 Guest Columnist Glenn Gray discusses the challenges faced by the state's public universities due to falling enrollment numbers. Originally published in The Courier; photo.
6 Iowa Board of Regents launches free-speech survey for students, staff
Akin--Katie (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:25, p.1
11/29/2021 The Iowa Board of Regents released its first free-speech survey as part the multi-step plan to protect freedom of expression at the state's public universities; photo.
7 Northern Iowa students overwhelmingly from Iowa
NI Archives
Northern Iowan 118:25, p.05
11/29/2021 A reprint of an article published in 1968 about the composition of the student body at the time; photo.
8 UNI enrollment projected to increase within 5 years
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:25, p.1
11/29/2021 The increase in three and four-year graduation rates, along with the COVID-19 crisis has dropped the enrollment rate, but it is projected to increase within 5 years; photo.
9 UNI sees decrease in fall enrollment
Schmidt--Mallory (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:10, p.1
9/30/2021 Fall enrollment numbers are the lowest they have been in decades, but it is because of the increase in early graduations and the lasting impact of COVID-19. Kristin Woods hopes that the increase in freshman class size continues and the reintroduction of UNI counselors in schools will bump up the enrollment numbers in the future; photo.
10 New program aims to boost enrollment
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:17, p.02
10/22/2018 The new Panther Promise Program is seeking to boost enrollment.
11 UNI's enrollment decreases
Duax--Amelia (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:13, p.02
10/8/2018 UNI is introducing new programs to up in enrollment after seeing a trend of lower enrollment over the past several years.
12 UNI student debt on steady decline; enrollment to increase
Robertson--Josie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:9, p.2
9/28/2015 Due to its financial literacy programs and major specific grants, UNI is seeing a surge in enrollment and a drop in student debt.
13 Student voices
Northern Iowan 112:3, p.5
9/3/2015 Students share why they chose UNI; photo.
14 What does the NCAA mean for prospective students?
Clark--Monica (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:44, p.3
3/30/2015 Student Monica Clark looks at UNI's recent basketball success and wonders if it will really make a difference in enrollment; photo.
15 Letter to the editor
Thompson--Andrew Frank (Finance Faculty)
Northern Iowan 111:13, p.3
10/13/2014 Professor of finance Dr. A. Frank Thompson talks about his enjoyment in reading the article "Panther Fridays".
16 Enrollment stats show overall decrease in students
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:5, p.1
9/15/2014 A report issued by University Relations announced that UNI has a fall 2014 enrollment of 11,928 students; enrollment is 1.9% down from the number enrolled last year.
17 Enrollment stats show overall decrease in students
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:5, p.1
9/15/2014 A report issued by University Relations announced that UNI has a fall 2014 enrollment of 11,928 students; enrollment is 1.9% down from the number enrolled last year.
18 University of Northern Iowa releases fall 2014 enrollment numbers
Public Relations News Release 2014:41, p.1
9/10/2014 UNI released its official enrollment figures for fall 2014, which is 11,928. Officials report that new students direct from high school are up more than 4 percent from last year.
19 Matthew Kroeger named UNI's new associate vice president of enrollment management
Public Relations News Release 2014:10, p.1
8/7/2014 Matthew Kroeger has been named the associate vice president of enrollment management at UNI. His official state date was July 31.
20 All-staff opinion column: What is a critical issue that needs to be addressed at UNI and why?
Hebbeln--Laura Katherine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:34, p.3
2/6/2014 Members of the editorial staff answered the question: class scheduling, meal options, enrollment, diversity, and technology were some of the topics discussed.
21 Proposed center to study various university issues
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:33, p.3
2/3/2014 A group of UNI staff members recently presented plans for a proposed Center for the Study of Undergraduate Education to Faculty Senate. The center has not been approved yet, but the group has begun a research project.
22 BOR approves big-ticket items
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:5, p.1
9/13/2013 UNI's official enrollment this year reached 12,159 students. This number is higher than predicted, but lower than last fall's enrollment. At the Board of Regents meeting UNI requested $10 million to help with renovations to Schindler Education Center.
23 University of Northern Iowa 2013 fall enrollment exceeds expectations by more than 350
Public Relations News Release 2013:44, p.1
9/11/2013 UNI enrollment exceeded the expected projection by 359 students. This is a 3.3 percent increase in new student enrollment, as well as a 20.8 percent increase in graduate student enrollment.
24 The BOR will discuss big UNI items at meeting
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:4, p.1
9/10/2013 UNI is requesting approximately $10 million from the Iowa Board of Regents. The university is hoping that this amount will be awarded yearly to UNI. This money would allow UNI to freeze tuition rates and renovate Schindler Education Center.
25 Ruud discusses enrollment plans
Rankin--Meghan Christine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:1, p.1
8/22/2013 Enrollment at the University of Northern Iowa is decreasing. President Ruud is investigating a tuition advantage program for bordering states. There are also plans for three open house Saturdays during football season, complete with free tickets.
26 9. Get squared away at the Office of Student Financial Aid
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:54, p.Suppl: 11
5/3/2013 Encourages new students and their parents to go to the Office of Student Financial Aid to ask any questions they may have about financial aid. It is better to ask early on than to wait; photo.
27 Board set to review student service fees
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:52, p.1
4/26/2013 The Board of Regents had their annual vote regarding changes to student service fees. Former NISG president, Jordan Bancroft-Smithe plans on publishing the allocations of these funds in the near future so students can be aware of the process.
28 Graduation rates for UNI Class of 2013 down from previous years
Woolson--Brooks Michael (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:48, p.1
4/12/2013 The number of graduating students in 2013 is down from the graduating class of 2012. The Registrar says it may be because there are fewer students classified as seniors this year than last year.
29 More UNI students taking extra year to graduate
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:36, p.1
2/19/2013 Students are taking more time to graduate. They need to work more hours and therefore must take fewer credits. Double majors in particular take extra time.
30 Ruud named UNI president
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:34, p.1
2/12/2013 Iowa Board of Regents voted unanimously for William Rudd to become the tenth preside of UNI. Dean Moussavi commented that President Rudd will bring years of experience to UNI; photo.
31 Enrollment drops by 7 per cent
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:6, p.1
9/14/2012 A UNI large graduating class plus a reduced number of high school graduates in Iowa noted as the cause of decline. 92% of the student population is from Iowa; photo.
32 University of Northern Iowa releases fall 2012 enrollment numbers
Public Relations News Release 2012:29, p.1
9/5/2012 Enrollment is down for the second year in a row. 12, 273 students are enrolled for the fall semester. Multicultural enrollment hit an all time high of 8.1%.
33 University of Northern Iowa releases fall 2012 enrollment numbers
Public Relations News Release 2012:46, p.1
9/5/2012 UNI's total fall enrollment was 12,273 students. Officials also report the institution's multicultural enrollment has increased to an all-time high of 8.1 percent. Interactive Digital Studies was just launched as the latest high-tech degree program.
34 Enrollment drops for fall 2011
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:5, p.2
9/13/2011 There are thirty three less students attending classes this fall; compared to one year ago. The number of multicultural and out of state students increased.
35 University of Northern Iowa releases fall 2011 enrollment numbers
Public Relations News Release 2011:31, p.1
9/7/2011 The release of fall enrollment numbers shows a decrease by 33 students but an increase in out-of-state and multicultural students.
36 UNI I am
Spory--Karyn Kathleen (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:16, p.1
10/22/2010 The new marketing campaign for the University presents the five core messages about UNI: engaged faculty focused on student learning, hands-on, size, first year experience, and a safe environment.
37 President Allen speaks about the changes ahead for UNI
Spory--Karyn Kathleen (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:9, p.1
9/28/2010 During this year's convocation, President Benjamin Allen stressed the desire to have the University in charge of the changes that will be ahead during the next five years. Faculty awards were presented; photo.
38 UNI fall enrollment increases for fourth straight year
Public Relations News Release 2010:40, p.1
9/8/2010 The official fall 2010 enrollment is 13,201, a 0.9-percent increase over the 13,080 enrolled in fall 2009. Calculated on students enrolled through the end of the second week of class, the count shows an increase of 121 students.
39 Basketball triumphs may lead to increase in admissions
Kintzel--Scott Elliott (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:46, p.1
4/2/2010 Schools similar in size to UNI have experienced about a twenty per cent increase in applications due to the national exposure of an athletic team; photo.
40 UNI announces inaugural Diversity Matters Award recipients
Public Relations News Release 2009:233, p.1
1/21/2010 Ten individuals were recently honored for their efforts to enhance diversity during the second-annual town hall meeting on diversity.These students, faculty and staff received the inaugural UNI Diversity Matters Award. Recipients listed.
41 Fall enrollment at University of Northern Iowa shows increase
Public Relations News Release 2008:60, p.1
9/10/2008 Officials report an increase of 2.4 percent in the number of students enrolled for the 2008 semester over the number enrolled one year ago, resulting in an official fall enrollment of 12,908.
42 UNI spring enrollment shows increase over 2007
Public Relations News Release 2007:388, p.1
1/30/2008 Spring semester enrollment shows 11,768 students registered for classes.
43 Enrollment up despite rising tuition
Hawthorne--Morgan L. A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:6, p.1
9/14/2007 Enrollment at UNI this fall is up 2.8%. There are 12,609 on campus; photo.
44 Fall enrollment at Universit of Northern Iowa shows increase
Public Relations News Release 2007:140, p.1
9/6/2007 A 2.8 percent increase in fall enrollment was reported for the fall 2007 semester.
45 UNI spring enrollment is up
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:35, p.5
2/6/2007 Gains in every classification of students noted for the spring semester. Retention of students from fall to spring stands at 95 per cent.
46 UNI spring enrollment announced
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
1/24/2007 Enrollment for the spring semester totals 11,518 students.
47 Admissions thinking like prospective students to increase enrollment for the coming semesters
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:7, p.1
9/19/2006 Admissions and enrollment services are changing the ways they recruit. Cyberspace will be used more extensively in the coming years to showcase the University; photo.
48 Transfer enrollment at UNI down, transfer enrollment up
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:6, p.1
9/15/2006 Drop in enrollment falls in line with earlier projections. Registrar Phil Patton thinks enrollment will increase in the next few years; photo.
49 Fall enrollment at University of Northern Iowa shows more freshmen; decline in transfer students
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
9/6/2006 The fall enrollment of freshmen increased while the enrollment of transfer students decreased, resulting in an overall enrollment of 12,260.
50 UNI sells itself
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:35, p.16
2/7/2006 Explains process of how prospective students learn about and visit campus.


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