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Hager--Michael A. (Class of 1988; VP of administration and financial services)

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1 UNI-Dome roof to be replaced
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:40, p.01
3/11/2021 The university plans to replace the central portion of the UNI-Dome's roof. According to the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, the project will cost $7-$8 million, however, ways to fund the project have not yet been determined; photo.
2 Winter is coming, but will classes be canceled?
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:30, p.01
1/28/2019 Article questions why UNI cancels classes so rarely. Interview conversation with UNI Provost and Vice President of Student Affairs, Jim Wohlport who explains his thought process and how he determines whether classes should be held. Provost reasons the University is a different institution than k-12 and that as adults students should determine for themselves whether it is safe to commute.
3 UNI tuition to climb for the 2018-2019 school year
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 114:53, p.02
4/23/2018 The UNI is proposing a 2.8% tuition increase after the Board of Regents suggested a 2-4% increase for all regent universities.
4 Bookstore Reopens under UNI ownership
Deering--Koree (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 114:43, p.02
3/8/2018 UNI purchased University Book and Supply from its owners who were looking to retire. Students can now charge purchases to their U-Bill and use financial aid to cover it; photo.
5 UNI plans to buy Book & Supply
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015), Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 114:27, p.01
12/7/2017 UNI has decided to purchase University Book and Supply (UBS) for $2.4 million. The UBS will go from a privately owned business, to a non-for-profit entity of UNI; photo.
6 Construction continues at Bartlett Hall
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:3, p.1
9/6/2013 Construction on Bartlett Hall has been going on for over a year, but the end is in sight. All renovations are expected to be done by the end of this semester. Faculty and students are excited for the completion of this project; photo.
7 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.
8 Renovations to President's House approved by BOR
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:9, p.1
9/25/2012 Renovations to President's House totaling $450,000 approved. The building was constructed in early 1908 to accommodate President Homer Seerley and family. Numerous renovations have been made to the house over the years; photo.
9 Haire named chief of UNI police and director of Public Safety
Grimes--Cody Martin (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:1, p.1
8/24/2012 Helen Haire, from Louisiana State University, has been named to replace Dave Zarifis.
10 Haire named UNI chief of police and director of public safety
Public Relations News Release 2012:10, p.1
7/24/2012 Helen Haire from Louisiana State University has been named to replace Dave Zarifis as director.
11 Zarifis retiring after 40 years at UNI
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:53, p.1
4/24/2012 Director of Public Safety David Zarifis has seen many changes in his job description. He is looking forward to new challenges and "doing what his wife says" in retirement; photo.
12 What are unrestricted net assets?
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:52, p.1
4/20/2012 Howard Bunsis suggested in a lecture that the university should use funding from unrestricted net assets to cover the current deficit. Michael Hager points out that these assets are reserved for health insurance, parking, and other commitments; photo.
13 Hager named Vice President of Administration and Finance
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.27
4/1/2012 Brief biographical sketch of Michael Hager.
14 Hager to face challenges as new VP
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:29, p.1
1/20/2012 Newly appointed Vice President of Administration and Finance, Michael Hager, admits the University faces difficult decisions in the months and years ahead; photo.
15 Michael Hager named UNI vice president for administration and financial services
Public Relations News Release 2011:232, p.1
1/17/2012 After serving as the assistant vice president for student affairs, Michael Hager, will now be the vice president for administration and financial services at UNI.
16 School of Music's new hours create controversy
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:12, p.1
10/7/2011 New building hours have been put into effect with students trained and hired by the Department of Public Safety monitoring each building. Other alternatives are being investigated; photo.
17 UNI selects name for new apartment complex
Northern Iowa Today 94:3, p.22
9/1/2011 New complex south of Regents Center will be called Panther Village; description of the apartment units; photo.
18 UNI selects name for new apartment complex
Public Relations News Release 2010:292, p.1
4/13/2011 Panther Village is the name of the latest apartment complex. Phase I of Panther Village, which includes room for 204 students is under construction and will be ready for occupancy in fall 2012.
19 Construction begins on new residence complex
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:25, p.1
12/3/2010 The first phase of a series of four new residence halls broke ground November 17, 2010. The first building is planned for completion in 2012; photo.
20 In-room recycling proves to be a success
Trampel--Erin Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:17, p.1
10/26/2010 Two thousand eight hundred recycling bins were distributed to dorm rooms and apartments this fall. City Carton has removed 1.3 tons of recycled materials from the Department of Residence each week; photo.
21 UNI's expansion of in-room recycling proving to be a success
Public Relations News Release 2010:98, p.1
10/14/2010 A report released last month shows that City Carton is removing more than 1.3 tons of recycled materials from the Department of Residence each wee. This includes dining and residence halls.
22 UNI to be a stop on the R.I.D.E. for high school counselors
Public Relations News Release 2009:478, p.1
6/10/2010 R.I.D.E. stands for Rediscovering Iowa's Diverse Education. The program gives high school counselors the opportunity to learn about programs, facilities and college life at north central Iowa insitiutions.
23 UNI recommends lowest residence-system rate increase in 31 years
Public Relations News Release 2009:355, p.1
3/24/2010 A 2.3-percent increase increase in room and board for 2010-2011. According to Michael Hager, this is the lowest percent increase in 31 years.
24 News Briefs: Dalai Lama
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:31, p.4
1/29/2010 An extra one thousand seats are now available for the Dalai Lama's visit in May. Students vouchers are still available; photo.
25 Baker Hall faces demolition
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:17, p.1
10/27/2009 Mold, sustainability, budget, and increased scrutiny from the Board of Regents have made demolition of Baker Hall the best option. Accessibility problems, heating, and office size also contributed to the decision; photo.
26 Department of Residence gives life to new living space
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:7, p.1
9/22/2009 Three phase plan to increase the number of dorm rooms announced by Michael Hager, executive director of Residence. The new facilities will be apartment style housing. The first phase of 180 beds should be completed by the fall of 2012; photo.
27 Increased student enrollment challenges Admissions, DOR and UNI as a whole
Smit--Jeremy Ryan (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:5, p.4
9/15/2009 Budget cuts and increasing enrollment have led to increased class size and an increased demand for dormitory space. Temporary housing has been set up in lounges in the Towers and Quads; photo.
28 UNI's recommended residence-system rate increase lowest in 30 years
Public Relations News Release 2008:394, p.1
3/13/2009 UNI has proposed a 2.5-percent increase in room and board for 2009-1010. President Ben Allen reaffirmed the university's intent to provide an affordable eduation for its students, most of whom come from Iowa.
29 Fire burns married student apartments
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:15, p.1
10/21/2008 Extensive damage was done to the kitchen area of an apartment at Hillside Courts. A pan left on the stove is the reported cause. Damage was reported to other apartments; photo.
30 Quad power outage causes issues
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:12, p.1
10/10/2008 The cause of a six hour power outage affecting Hageman, Noehren, Rider, and Shull Halls, Reducer Center, Gallagher-Bluedorn, and academic buildings remains undetermined; photo.
31 The Northern Iowan welcomes you
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:1, p.1
8/29/2008 Photos from opening week of classes; photo.
32 Dining services director named
Northern Iowan 104:52, p.2
4/25/2008 Carol Petersen is the new director of dining services at UNI; photo.
33 Carol Petersen named UNI director of dining services
Public Relations News Release 2007:592, p.1
4/14/2008 Brief biological profile of Carol Petersen.
34 A firsthand staff account from Dancer Hall
Parrott--Megan (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:43, p.A
3/14/2008 Observations of the lockdown from within Dancer Hall; photo.
35 Dorm room rates face increase for upcoming year
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:43, p.1
3/14/2008 Room and board costs vary at UNI due to differences in meal plans and types of room. Board of Regents voted to increase rates by 8.3% for the coming year; photo.
36 College Bound: Choosing your first home away from home
Public Relations News Release 2007:327, p.1
12/3/2007 On-campus living provides easy access to campus resources.
37 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI a financial success
Northern Iowan 104:23, p.3
11/13/2007 RAGBRAI visit raises $8500 for local cancer programs and $45,000 for community betterment projects.
38 2007 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI® a financial success
Public Relations News Release 2007:281, p.1
11/9/2007 The 2007 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI was one of the most successful in the event's history.
39 Milius and Hartrman showcase UNI Department of Residence on national scene
Public Relations News Release 2007:77, p.1
7/27/2007 Mona Milius and Bob Hartman received awards honoring them for their work.
40 2007 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI planning committee named
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/6/2007 More than 30 community members have been named to lead committees involved with hosting RAGBRAI; list of members.
41 Parking facility plans reach fork in the road
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:23, p.1
11/14/2006 Proposed parking deck planned for area near Campbell Hall; would require relocation of several Greek houses; needs approval of the Board of Regents; photo.
42 Majority of UNI freshmen, sophomores living on campus this fall
Public Relations News Release 2006:178, p.1
9/25/2006 Michael Hager notes an increase of more than 10 percent of students living on campus this fall.
43 UNI housing overflow left 42 students displaced
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:3, p.1
9/1/2006 Due to an increase in the number of students wanting to live on campus, forty-two students are living temporarily in lounges; photo.
44 Maucker Union faces a few changes
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:58, p.3
6/23/2006 Lisa Kratz named director of Maucker Union; interim Director Guy Sims will go to Virginia Technical University.
45 Fire on College Street forces students out of apartments
Ryan--Crystal L. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:49, p.1
4/7/2006 Fire damaged apartments at 2113 College Street (Hidden Valley Apartments); extensive damage to a portion of the building; no one injured; photo.
46 On or off campus depends on personal preference
Schissel--Adam (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:49, p.11
4/7/2006 A comparative look at living on campus and off campus; costs of both kinds of living arrangements; photo.
47 The dorms they are a-changin'; UNI meets need for single rooms
Hines--Carmel J. Schoenfelder (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowa Today 90:1, p.10
1/1/2006 A look at the way in which the university has responded to the perceived need for single dormitory rooms; special look at Shull Hall renovations; photo.
48 Shuttle controversy among senate
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:28, p.1
12/9/2005 Debates about Panther Shuttle will continue into next year; photo.
49 Shuttle runs despite cut funding from DOR
Ryan--Crystal L. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:25, p.1
11/22/2005 The Panther Shuttle will not receive the usual $1000 funding from the Department of Residence; photo.
50 What you might not know about renter's insurance
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:18, p.4
10/28/2005 Students living on campus and elsewhere should look into renter's insurance to protect their belongings.

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