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Gibson--Gloria J. (Provost)

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1 New provost, new challenges
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:43, p.1
3/12/2015 Jim Wohlpart will be replacing Mike Licari as provost; photo.
2 Wohlpart announced as Provost
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:42, p.2
3/9/2015 Jim Wohlpart has been chosen to be the next Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; photo.
3 Provost search continues
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:30, p.1
1/26/2015 The search for a new provost is coming to an end; photo.
4 2014-15 year in review
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.2
5/1/2014 Reviews different events that occurred in the past year; photo.
5 Possible course changes
Krogman--Kayla Jean (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.1
5/1/2014 The Board of Regents heard a proposal that included adding 103 classes to the course offerings and terminating 55 courses.
6 Gibson to resign
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.1
4/21/2014 Gloria Gibson will resign as provost, effective June 30, 2014. Then an interim provost will serve until the vacant position can be filled. She has done a lot of work to promote diversity on campus.
7 Bass brings vast experience to CSBS
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:51, p.1
4/17/2014 Brenda Bass has been named the new Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. She has been with UNI since 1996. She is excited about this new opportunity.
8 Brenda Bass named UNI dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Public Relations News Release 2013:238, p.1
4/8/2014 Brenda Bass has been named the new dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. She first started at UNI in 1996 and has worker her way up.
9 University Book and Supply presents Outstanding Teaching Awards
Public Relations News Release 2013:237, p.1
4/7/2014 The winners of the University Book and Supply Outstanding Teaching Awards for 2014 have been announced. The winners are Sarah Vander Zanden, Sheila Benson, Nicholas Schwab, and Russell Guay.
10 New skills grace UNI: funding enables Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning to open in library
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:43, p.1
3/10/2014 The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning program will open in room 378 of the Rod Library. This program will offer workshops and forums on ways to enhance learning. This will help both students and faculty to connect; photo.
11 Regents discuss audits and faculty resignations
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:35, p.1
2/10/2014 Student organizations, intramurals, and sports clubs at UNI are being audited to make sure they are operating as they should. President Ruud is confident the audit will help the university's organizations.
12 Revised student assessment instrument will come in spring
Tant--Cassandra Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:34, p.1
2/6/2014 A committee has been formed to revise the assessment form that allows students to evaluate their professors each semester. The pilot of the new assessment will be tested this semester. It is important for professors to receive student feedback.
13 UNI School of Music to present International Piano Competition
Public Relations News Release 2013:129, p.1
11/21/2013 UNI School of Music will present the Midwest International Piano Completion. The winner will receive $25,000 as well as a recording contract with Blue Griffin Record label.
14 Regents approve education center
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:18, p.1
10/29/2013 The Iowa Board of Regents approved plans to open a new education center, "The Center for Educational Transformation" at the University of Northern Iowa. The center will replace Malcolm Price Laboratory.
15 University of Northern Iowa to induct students into Teacher Education Program
Public Relations News Release 2013:103, p.1
10/22/2013 UNI will host the bi-annual Teacher Education Induction Convocation. Three hundred and sixty-eight students have satisfied requirements for admission to the UNI Teacher Education Program. This is the 46th group inducted since 1991.
16 The search for wisdom through Humanities
Daniel--Chris
Northern Iowan 110:15, p.3
10/18/2013 The author is disappointed that cuts are being made to humanities departments across the country. He explains that the critical thinking and problem solving skills taught in humanities courses are important and need to be taught in schools.
17 UNI receives $2 million grant from Carver Charitable Trust to lead educational research and development
Northern Iowa Today 96:3, p.11
10/1/2013 Grant helps to create Center for Educational Transformation; photo.
18 Attendance at UNI's fall faculty workshop shows commitment to improve teaching
Public Relations News Release 2013:35, p.1
9/5/2013 More than 300 faculty attended the fall faculty workshop. This is record attendance for the past few years. Susan Hill was named the director of the new Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
19 UNI receives $2 million grant from Carver Charitable Trust to lead educational research and development
Public Relations News Release 2012:289, p.1
4/26/2013 UNI received $2 million from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust to create a new center for educational research and development.
20 UNI to induct students into Teacher Education Program on April 2
Public Relations News Release 2012:251, p.1
3/28/2013 250 students will be inducted into the teacher education program at the Teacher Education Induction Convocation. This is the 45th group of candidates inducted into the Teacher Education program since formal ceremonies began in 1991.
21 AAUP releases report on cuts
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:33, p.1
2/8/2013 The report addressed five "issues of concern". According to the report, several faculty members expressed a lack of trust in President Allen's administration that started before the events of 2012; photo
22 Snowstorm spurs debate
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:32, p.1
2/5/2013 Students and faculty question the actions of UNI officials when classes were held after heavy snowfall. University Relations, Michael Hager, and Provost Gloria Gibson would not comment; photo.
23 UNI named one of the top producers of U.S. Fulbright Scholars
Public Relations News Release 2012:164, p.1
12/18/2012 Three UNI professors were awarded Fulbright Scholarship grants for their research projects abroad. The recipients are chosen for their leadership and increasing understanding between people of the United States and other countries.
24 NISG votes in support of gradual student teaching fee increase
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:26, p.1
12/4/2012 Northern Iowa Student Government votes in support of gradually increasing fees starting in fall 2013. Change in state requirements, no income during student teaching, and sudden announcement of increase are reasons for passage of resolution.
25 Kickoff highlights importance of international education
Wilkins--Alan Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:24, p.3
11/16/2012 Assistant director Nadia Korobova views international education as essential between Americans and people around the world. This year's theme is "Striving for a healthier future worldwide". Prize drawings were held for scholarships and gift cards.
26 UNI to celebrate International Education Week
Public Relations News Release 2012:129, p.1
11/1/2012 UNI International Programs, Study Abroad Center, Culture and Intensive English Program, the International Student and Scholars Office celebrate International Education Week at UNI. Various activities will take place throughout the week-long celebration.
27 Phase I of Panther Village dedicated
Wilkins--Alan Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:5, p.3
9/11/2012 The newest residence hall on campus was dedicated on September 6, 2012; various speakers, refreshments, and tours were available; photo.
28 Rainbow Reception welcomes UNI LGBT students and allies
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:4, p.2
9/7/2012 Created by Melissa Payne, this is the fourth year of the reception. The gathering shares information about resources available on campus.
29 Dean Mauceri to become SUNY New Paltz provost
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:50, p.1
4/13/2012 After serving UNI for eighteen years, Dean Mauceri will move back to his home state of New York; photo.
30 Faculty to 'retool' programs
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:49, p.1
4/10/2012 Since the announcement of a reduction in some academic programs and the elimination of others, faculty members are evaluating options to serve students still interested in the areas. Some see it as an opportunity to make education better; photo.
31 Provost Gibson to remain at Northern Iowa
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Public Relations News Release 108:48, p.1
4/6/2012 Withdraws application for chancellor position at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The Provost stated that there is much work to be done here at UNI; photo.
32 Faculty, students respond to closure of science programs
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:47, p.1
4/3/2012 Several science program degree programs will be lost due to the budget crisis. According to Ken De Nault, two of the four geology faculty members may be lost. Courses in these areas will be available next year.
33 Gibson a finalist for chancellor at SIUE
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:46, p.1
3/30/2012 Provost Gloria Gibson states, that if chosen, she can serve her alma mater, her home state, and be closer to her family. The decision will be made in late April and the announcement at the May 10 board meeting; photo.
34 Students, faculty speak out on world language program closures
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:46, p.1
3/30/2012 World language and culture degrees will include only a Spanish B. A. and a Spanish Teaching B. A. French, German, and Russian were dropped due to budget constraints.
35 The bottom line of education
Sandberg--Colin Aaron (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:46, p.4
3/30/2012 Concern expressed about the dropping of foreign languages due to budget constraints. The effect on College of Business Administration graduates is yet to be determined.
36 Board of Regents approves academic program changes
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:44, p.1
3/23/2012 Due to budget cuts of over twenty-four million dollars in recent years and facing a nearly five million dollar shortfall, Price Lab School and the University Museum will be closing along with fifty-eight academic programs; photo.
37 Letter to the Editor
Clohesy--William W. (Philosophy and Religion Facul
Northern Iowan 108:44, p.5
3/23/2012 Professor Clohesy questions the program cuts and the decision making process. Searching for answers as to how these cuts will make UNI academically stronger.
38 Physics B.S. degree no longer closing; replaced on closure list by physics B.A.
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:44, p.2
3/23/2012 Many E-mails and letters and external funding concerns helped save the B. S. degree in Physics; photo.
39 More than 70 programs could be affected by possible cuts
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:43, p.1
3/9/2012 A draft of the possible cuts to academic programs at UNI is released. An official announcement is expected soon. Faculty Senate does not endorse any of the proposed changes.
40 Students hold peaceful protest of potential academic cuts
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:43, p.2
3/9/2012 Students study in Seerley Hall. The Study Vigil lasted 24 hours a day for a week. Students were protesting the proposed cuts in academic courses; photo.
41 UNI officials to announce academic program changes
Public Relations News Release 2011:203, p.1
3/8/2012 President Ben Allen and provost Gloria Gibson with meet with the media to discuss academic changes.
42 UNI to add resources to high-demand academic majors and close programs with low graduation rates
Public Relations News Release 2011:200, p.1
3/8/2012 President Ben Allen announces the closure of several departments that have low graduation rates.
43 An open letter to UNI students
Reineke--Martha J. (Philosophy & Religion Faculty)
Northern Iowan 108:42, p.4
3/6/2012 Professor Reineke states respect for President Allen and Provost Gibson, but is concerned about the proposed elimination of academic programs.
44 Dear UNI Community
Haselhuhn--Adam J. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 108:42, p.12
3/6/2012 Support shown for President Allen and Provost Gibson by two former student body presidents.
45 UNI faculty pass vote of no confidence in Allen, Gibson
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:42, p.1
3/6/2012 Meeting was called by Faculty Chair James Jurgenson in response to a petition calling for a faculty meeting, following the announced closing of Price Lab School and upcoming academic cuts; photo
46 Ed faculty votes no confidence in Allen
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:41, p.1
3/2/2012 The process, data, communication, people consulted, and the closing of Price Lab School all contributed to the vote of no confidence. The Faculty Senate will also receive a motion for consideration.
47 Open letter to faculty
Walrath--Spencer Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:40, p.4
2/28/2012 The university is experiencing difficult times. Student Body president urges students and faculty to be civil and respect each other. Name calling and false information will not help the situation.
48 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.
49 Award nominations sought for UNI faculty engaged with community
Public Relations News Release 2011:145, p.1
1/5/2012 The Veridian Credit Union is looking for nominations to recognize a UNI faculty member that is committed to serving their community.
50 Week highlights opportunities for international education
Cassidy--Anthony Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:22, p.4
11/11/2011 November 14 marks the beginning of a series of events highlighting many different countries. Information displays, international foods, cultural games, and speakers will be featured.

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