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Koob--Robert D. (Class of 1962; President of UNI)

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201 Children of NATO personnel at UNI for international camping experience
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
7/16/2003 First ever International Youth Camp in United States and on non-military grounds takes place at UNI beginning July 16.
202 UNI offers 'Community Builders' presentation
Public Relations News Release 2002:583, p.1
6/27/2003 Presentation highlights relationship between higher education and the building of Iowa's economy.
203 New Presidential Scholars to begin studies at University of Northern Iowa campus
Public Relations News Release 2002:573, p.1
6/19/2003 UNI Presidential Scholarships awarded; recipients listed.
204 Board of Regents meeting at Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School, May 21-22
Public Relations News Release 2002:537, p.1
5/19/2003 UNI-pertinent issues and people listed.
205 NI year in review
Blome--Jessica
Northern Iowan 99:55, p.1
5/2/2003 Highlights from the year's big news stories; photo.
206 University of Northern Iowa to host commencements May 10
Public Relations News Release 2002:508, p.1
5/2/2003 Student addresses will be given by Jill Dee Huebner and Adam Philip Humes.
207 Controversial play revisited in panel discussion
Andrews--Eric A. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:54, p.1
4/29/2003 The controversy over "Corpus Christi," performed on campus in December 2001, was discussed by panel; photo.
208 UNI names Student Employees of the Year
Public Relations News Release 2002:504, p.1
4/29/2003 UNI celebrated fourth annual Student Employment Week April 14-18 and named five Student Employees of the Year and one Student Employer of the Year.
209 Student activity fee will increase in Fall '04
Blome--Jessica
Northern Iowan 99:52, p.1
4/22/2003 An increase of $88 will bring student activity fees to $190 for the 2004-2005 academic year.
210 Schultz gives human rights a global angle for UNI crowd
Bartness--Brooke (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:51, p.1
4/18/2003 Dr. William Schultz, Executive Director of Amnesty International, spoke on campus about "Current Issues in Human Rights"; photo.
211 Panel to discuss controversial play 'Corpus Christi'
Public Relations News Release 2002:474, p.1
4/17/2003 Panel will discuss "Corpus Christi and Academic Freedom," on April 24.
212 Board of Regents nudges fees, boosts room and board
Blome--Jessica
Northern Iowan 99:50, p.1
4/15/2003 Iowa Board of Regents approved increases in certain non-mandatory student fees, parking stickers, and meal plans.
213 State appropriates $3.5 million for UNI, passes amendment
Weiskircher--Heidi B. (Classes of 2005 and 2006)
Northern Iowan 99:48, p.1
4/8/2003 Iowa General Assembly passed amendment that would keep budget appropriations constant and would not require additional budget cuts for UNI next year.
214 UNI to host statewide Model United Nations conference; former hostage is keynoter
Public Relations News Release 2002:446, p.1
4/8/2003 Kathryn Koob will speak at the annual Model United Nations conference on campus.
215 UNI professors go on the road to discuss immigrant/refugee issues in the workplace
Public Relations News Release 2002:423, p.1
4/1/2003 "Welcoming Newcomers: A Key to Iowa's Economic Future" will be presented in Sioux City and Council Bluffs on April 16.
216 Arts in April Festival Saturday, March 29, at UNI's Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center
Public Relations News Release 2002:402, p.1
3/26/2003 Kickoff for Arts in April celebration will be held in the GBPAC, and will open at 10:30 a.m. on March 29.
217 UNI hosts first-ever Iowa meeting of the National Association of Negro Musicians
Public Relations News Release 2002:386, p.1
3/14/2003 George Walker Society will host delegates of the National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc. on campus April 24-26.
218 UNI Foundation could face future financial challenges
Blome--Jessica
Northern Iowan 99:39, p.1
2/25/2003 Endowment investments resulted in a 9% loss for the 2001-2002 fiscal year and could be facing a loss also for the 2002-2003 year.
219 Five-year plan has construction in the works
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:35, p.1
2/11/2003 Eight buildings may be renovated and McLeodUSA Center will be constructed before 2007; photo.
220 UNI makes its case to legislature via pamphlet
Crane--Ryan P. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 99:34, p.1
2/7/2003 Pamphlet identifies the financial needs of UNI.
221 UNI hosts V-Day events, including "The Vagina Monologues"
Public Relations News Release 2002:304, p.1
2/5/2003 More than 600 colleges will participate in the 2003 V-Day College Campaign; various events and activities scheduled.
222 Board of Regents meeting at the University of Iowa Jan. 15-16
Public Relations News Release 2002:271, p.1
1/13/2003 Docket issues for the Board of Regents meeting are listed.
223 Wilson chair brings business ethics to the forefront
Ketels--Denton
Northern Iowa Today 87:1, p.2
1/1/2003 Highlights of "Beyond Enron: a Crisis of Capitalism" conference; photo.
224 University of Northern Iowa commencement to take place Saturday, Dec. 21, in the UNI-Dome
Public Relations News Release 2002:251, p.1
12/12/2002 Approximately 650 graduate candidates will participate in fall 2002 commencement exercises.
225 Board passes tuition increase; lack of acceptable alternatives made for little doubt in proposal's passage
Koppes--Kevin (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:23, p.1
11/19/2002 By a vote of 7-2, the Iowa Board of Regents voted to increase tuition by 17.6 percent for next year; photo.
226 Weak economy lengthens time in college
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:21, p.1
11/12/2002 President Koob claims that the statistics do not necessarily show that students are taking longer to graduate.
227 Malcolm Price Lab School to remain K-12
Public Relations News Release 2002:172, p.1
11/11/2002 Price Lab School's currently available grades and faculty will not be reduced due to budget cuts.
228 No experiments for the Lab School; UNI President Koob approves budget recommendations for PLS
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:19, p.1
11/5/2002 Price Laboratory School's future is secure, after President Koob approved a greatly reduced budget of $2.1 million.
229 Academic calendar looks at a makeover
Koppes--Kevin (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:17, p.1
10/29/2002 A new fifteen week calendar for UNI has been proposed; will give students two extra weeks off per year, while increasing class lengths by 10-15 minutes.
230 UNI considers 'state' of enrollment
Koppes--Kevin (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:16, p.3
10/25/2002 Enrollment decreased by one percent this year, as a part of the changes on campus due to budget cuts.
231 UNI professors discuss immigrant/refugee issues in the workplace
Public Relations News Release 2002:144, p.1
10/23/2002 Mark Grey, Anne Woodrick and James Hoelscher will participate in a forum discussion on November 6, in Dubuque, concerning immigrant newcomers in the workforce.
232 AFSCME votes in favor of university layoffs; 27 merit employees are permanently cut
Schmitz--Lisa Marie (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 99:14, p.1
10/18/2002 The AFSCME union members voted to accept the layoff of 27 members of the Merit staff by a 202-8 vote rather than the proposed 11.5 days of unpaid leave per worker; photo.
233 Board meets to talk tuition
Heffernan--Kimberly A. (Classes of 2003 and 2008)
Northern Iowan 99:14, p.1
10/18/2002 NISG leaders Jeff Scudder and Emiliano Lerda spoke to the Board of Regents to protest the proposed tuition hike for the 2003-2004 school year; photo.
234 Regents award faculty excellence
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:14, p.1
10/18/2002 Four faculty members received awards for excellence from the Iowa Board of Regents in a ceremony that took place in the Slife Ballroom of Commons.
235 UNI conference on business ethics to tackle corporate America's recent problems
Public Relations News Release 2002:129, p.1
10/17/2002 "Beyond Enron: A Crisis of Capitalism," a conference on business ethics, will be held in the Lang Hall Auditorium on November 11.
236 Panther athletics rank 69th nationally; 'Sports Illustrated' names UNI in the top 200 for Division-I
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:13, p.1
10/15/2002 UNI was given a rating of 69th in the nation for its intercollegiate athletic programs in Division-I in 'Sports Illustrated's' "SI 200"; photo.
237 UNI AFSCME employees vote to take layoffs
Public Relations News Release 2002:115, p.1
10/9/2002 Twenty-seven Merit employees will be permanently laid off as a result of a vote taken by the AFSCME Local 2659.
238 Enrollment slides by 144 students
Kehoe--Lisa M. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:8, p.1
9/27/2002 Enrollment for the fall semester is 12,282 undergraduate and 1644 graduate students.
239 2002 Family of the Year
Heffernan--Kimberly A. (Classes of 2003 and 2008)
Northern Iowan 99:7, p.1
9/24/2002 Rick, Rose, Ricky, and Katelyn Breuss are presented the 2002 Family of the Year Award at halftime of the Family Weekend football game against Stephen F. Austin; photo.
240 UNI professors discuss immigrant/refugee issues in the workplace
Public Relations News Release 2002:90, p.1
9/20/2002 A community forum and luncheon, entitled Dubuque's Faces and Voices, will confront the issue of how to integrate immigrants and refugees into the workplace.
241 University of Northern Iowa to host International Opportunities Fair Wednesday, Sept. 25
Public Relations News Release 2002:87, p.1
9/18/2002 Over 40 exhibitors will participate in the International Opportunities Fair, sponsored by UNI Study Abroad.
242 Higher tuition for higher education; a proposed 19.4 percent tuition increase is on the Board of Regents' September 19 docket
Koppes--Kevin (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:5, p.1
9/17/2002 The Board of Regents has proposed a $798 increase in tuition for UNI students next year.
243 UNI fall enrollment at 13,926
Public Relations News Release 2002:77, p.1
9/16/2002 Enrollment for the 2002 fall semester has fallen by 144 students, a decrease of 1 percent.
244 Koob talks to fraction of faculty about future
Heffernan--Kimberly A. (Classes of 2003 and 2008)
Northern Iowan 99:4, p.1
9/13/2002 President Koob spoke to faculty members concerning another expected tuition hike, and claims that the university needs to increase student individuality; photo.
245 Fundraising ideas for President Koob
Whitaker--Jeremy
Northern Iowan 99:3, p.7
9/10/2002 Humorous suggestions that President Koob should let the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity use his home, that a Burger King should be constructed next to Seerley Hall, and that the university should buy less expensive toilet paper.
246 New Presidential Scholars begin studies on University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2002:68, p.1
9/9/2002 Eight students have received full scholarships for four years; scholarships are funded through the Office of the President; recipients are listed.
247 Disappointing turnout numbers characterized Convocation
Koppes--Kevin (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:1, p.7
8/30/2002 UNI alumnus Carl B. Boyd delivered his speech, "I Can, and I Will," to a small turnout at this year's convocation.
248 Koob declines pay raise to unite with UNI community
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:1, p.6
8/30/2002 President Robert Koob, along with other faculty members, delayed his raise until November; will donate is 2.5 percent increase to the Students First capital campaign.
249 Panthers called to roar during trying times
Koob--Robert D. (Class of 1962; President of UNI)
Northern Iowan 99:1, p.1
8/30/2002 President Robert Koob and NISG leaders Jeff Scudder and Emiliano Lerda welcome students and encourage them to get involved in activities on campus; photo.
250 While you were gone . . .
Koppes--Kevin (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:1, p.2
8/30/2002 Events on campus from the summer of 2002.

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