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Martin--James G. (Provost)

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51 UNI Commencement ceremonies send 1,200 new graduates into workforce
Public Relations News Release 1987:401, p.1
6/12/1987 Elizabeth Bingham gives the student Commencement address. Constantine Curris confers two doctoral degrees to Kennard Larson, and Jane Hasek. James Martin grants the Doctor of Humane Letters award to Professor William Lang. Includes a list of graduates.
52 UNI to graduate nearly 1,200 in exercises May 16
Public Relations News Release 1987:368, p.1
5/12/1987 Elizabeth Ruth Bingham conducts the student address in the spring commencement ceremonies, where Professor William Lang is awarded a doctor of humane letters degree. President Curris presided over the ceremonies, with the Wind Quintet providing music.
53 Lang to be recipient of honorary degree
Hawes--Christine E. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 83:56, p.1
4/28/1987 Will be seventh recipient of a UNI honorary degree; colleagues pay tribute to his achievements.
54 Regents grant approval for UNI's Master of Philosophy degree
Public Relations News Release 1987:340, p.1
4/22/1987 The Board of Regents approves the creation of a master of philosophy program, providing exceptional students with individualized training to conduct independent research.
55 Lottery money funds entrepreneurial chair
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:51, p.1
4/10/1987 UNI Foundation matches $500,000 lottery money with another $500,000 to endow Chair for entrepreneurial studies.
56 Finances may limit headship searches
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:50, p.4
4/7/1987 Problem arises when a department head resigns as head but does not leave the faculty.
57 Political Science department head leaving position to teach, research
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:47, p.4
3/27/1987 Robert Ross has been head since 1971; talks about his wish to teach on full time basis again.
58 University of Northern Iowa state-wide search for one-room school narrows to nine
Public Relations News Release 1987:289, p.1
3/27/1987 The committee created to select the Iowan schoolhouse to be moved on campus narrows their choices to nine of forty rural schools. Includes the names of committee members with their departments.
59 One-room schoolhouse draws statewide interest
Northern Iowa Today 15:2, p.3
3/1/1987 Search for schoolhouse for campus attracts attention.
60 Pettit will return to UNI to teach two seminars
Northern Iowan 83:35, p.4
2/6/1987 Will teach two two-week journalism seminars.
61 UNI names 1,202 students to 1986 fall semester Dean's List
Public Relations News Release 1987:209, p.1
2/6/1987 The Office of Academic Affairs and Professor James Martin announce the students to be placed on the Dean's List. Eleven percent of the student body was recognized for maintaining a 3.5 gpa with twelve hours of graded work. Includes a list of students.
62 Senate defeats proposal for ad hoc committee on new teaching sequence
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:33, p.1
1/30/1987 Senators express concerns about the quality of education and the opportunity for consultation.
63 Wanted: nice one-room school
Moore--Lisa E. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 83:28, p.9
12/9/1986 UNI is seeking a symbol of its past.
64 Limited resources prompt enrollment cap; admissions requirements tightened
Northern Iowa Today 15:1, p.1
12/1/1986 Justification for limiting enrollment; table of UNI-required high school preparation.
65 Regents refer to committee UNI request for master of philosphy degree; approve power plant consultant, razing of buildings
Public Relations News Release 1987:113, p.1
11/20/1986 The Board of Regents approved the creation of a master of philosphy degree, which fulfilled requirements of several departments. Also approved was the destruction of a powerplant, the Mathematics Learning Center, and Anthropology Building.
66 University of Northern Iowa searches for one-room school
Public Relations News Release 1987:118, p.1
11/17/1986 James Martin announces the search for a one-room school house to be moved on campus. The search was to signify the importance of these buildings in the history of Iowa's education system. Teaching certificate recipients of the 1920-40s are listed.
67 Former UNI dean murdered in home
Hawes--Christine E. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 83:23, p.1
11/14/1986 Margarette Eby murdered in Flint, Michigan; tributes to her life and work; photo.
68 General education to impact staffing distribution
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:19, p.1
10/31/1986 Faculty and administrators speculate on ways to meet increased or shifted instructional needs.
69 UNI women receive $170, 000 grant to help women advance in higher education
Public Relations News Release 1987:81, p.1
10/28/1986 Professor Donna Thompson, and fifteen other faculty women, make efforts to remove barriers that keep women and minorities from excelling in higher education. The project was funded by grants from the Department of Eduaction and university funds.
70 Profs file more grievances
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:16, p.1
10/21/1986 A look at the grievances filed by Ben Stavis and Pat Miller.
71 Electives proposal spurs controversy
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:11, p.1
10/3/1986 Faculty are divided in opinion on recent action that dropped a required 18 hours of electives.
72 Admission denials are increased; UNI reaches record enrollment
Northern Iowan 83:6, p.8
9/16/1986 Fall 1986 enrollment is 11,540; 653 denied admission this year compared with 421 last year.
73 Hard times force breeding lab to close; University struggles to find home for rats
Northern Iowa Today 14:3, p.5
6/1/1986 Lack of funds will force rat laboratory to close; photo.
74 Regents refer UNI enrollment limitation request to interinstitutional committee
Public Relations News Release 1986:439, p.1
5/22/1986 The UNI Committee on Enrollment Limitation has proposed a policy that would stabilize enrollment to about 11,250 to 11750 students; students ranking in the top one-third, not one-half of their high school class would automatically be admitted.
75 Future teacher shortage could affect UNI
Welch--James D. (Laboratory School Faculty)
Northern Iowan 82:56, p.9
5/6/1986 Provost Martin comments on report of potential shortage of university faculty.
76 Rat Lab offered help
Klostermann--Marcia (Student--1985-1986)
Northern Iowan 82:56, p.5
5/6/1986 Letter from American Psychological Association cites importance of the genetic strains; lab scheduled to be closed June 30.
77 Teacher evaluation process reviewed
Eller--Donnelle Louise (Class of 1986)
Northern Iowan 82:56, p.8
5/6/1986 Committee formed to try to develop a better method of evaluating faculty teaching performance.
78 Martin rules against Millers
Mayo--Sandra (Class of 1987)
Northern Iowan 82:55, p.6
5/2/1986 Provost rules against grievances brought by Patrick Miller and Leslie Miller.
79 UNI to graduate nearly 1,200 in exercises May 10
Public Relations News Release 1986:399, p.1
4/30/1986 The graduates include both undergraduate and graduate students; Fleming will give the address; Iseminger is seventy-two years old; members of the alumni class of 1936 will be honored.
80 Budget cuts hit word processing
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 82:48, p.1
4/8/1986 Professor Albert Gilgen feels that the loss of the word processing center would lessen the productivity of professors on campus; center will probably be continued for one more year to help those whose work is tied up in the Lexitron system.
81 Tuition surcharges 'likely' to meet debt
Melz--Marianne (Class of 1987)
Northern Iowan 82:42, p.4
3/11/1986 University hopes to keep the graduate program strong; Professor Rider questions priorities in spending.
82 Profs file grievances against UNI
Northern Iowan 82:41, p.1
3/7/1986 Patrick Miller and Leslie Miller file grievances after receiving terminal contracts; photo.
83 Budget crisis close-up: the rat lab
Northern Iowan 82:38, p.1
2/25/1986 Budget cuts cause psychology department to stop the study of genetically-pure rats.
84 Non-renewal of contracts influenced by student assessments
Morse--Julie A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 82:38, p.3
2/25/1986 Benedict Stavis challenges the University's decision not to renew his probationary appointment; photo.
85 Stavis pleads case Thursday : probationary appointment not renewed
Northern Iowan 82:36, p.5
2/18/1986 Professor Marvin Hill of Northern Illinois University will serve as arbitrator of Benedict Stavis's hearing.
86 UNI projects record spring enrollment
Public Relations News Release 1986:230, p.1
1/31/1986 The official count is expected to be around 10,700 which is a 1.5% increase from last spring; this fall also had record enrollment numbers.
87 Rats! Budget crisis forces UNI rat lab closing
Morse--Julie A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 82:28, p.4
1/21/1986 Budget blamed for closing of laboratory located in the old Daisy Dairy building west on the Dike Road; photo.
88 Regents approve acting dean for UNI School of Business, other personnel transactions, receive radio reports
Public Relations News Release 1986:202, p.1
1/13/1986 Warner will be the new acting dean filling in for Waller who is on sick leave; changed the name of Monteiro's job from Affirmative Action Officer to Director, Affirmative Action Program; approved a new position of entry level announcer.
89 Enrollment cap proposed
Northern Iowan 82:27, p.1
12/13/1985 Will take proposal to Regents; if approved, the proposal will come back to campus for development.
90 International studies in jeopardy
Welch--James D. (Laboratory School Faculty)
Northern Iowan 82:25, p.1
12/6/1985 Funding may stop the search for a permanent head; acting head Richard Newell offers ideas on the structure of the program.
91 UNI fall commencement to be December 14 in the UNI-Dome
Public Relations News Release 1985:170, p.1
12/4/1985 Koester will deliver the student address; other participants are listed; nearly six hundred students are expected to graduate.
92 Regents approve acting dean for UNI college; other business
Public Relations News Release 1985:155, p.1
11/21/1985 Stockdale named acting dean of CSBS, replaces Morin; Dennis acting head of Dept of Industrial Tech while Bro serves as Fulbright Scholar; approved phased retirements of Hosier and Zahari; approved projects with the DOT; approved three grants to UNI.
93 Council responds to Morin's removal
Northern Iowan 82:20, p.1
11/12/1985 SBS Council believes Dean Morin's removal could have been handled better.
94 Students get answers
Northern Iowan 82:17, p.1
11/1/1985 Students meet with Provost Martin, who tries to explain why Dean Morin is being asked to step down.
95 Art building to be dedicated Saturday (Oct. 26)
Public Relations News Release 1985:105, p.1
10/23/1985 A slide-show of the construction of the building, a performance by the UNI Wind Symphony, guided tours and remarks from several speakers will all be part of the formal dedication ceremony called the Festival of Dedication.
96 Dedication Ceremony to be Oct. 26 for UNI's New Art Building
Public Relations News Release 1985:72, p.1
10/8/1985 A Festival of Dedication for the opening of the new arts building will inquire a slide show, guided tours, and a commemorative poster.
97 Dean Morin to be removed
Northern Iowan 82:5, p.1
9/17/1985 Provost Martin issues announcement that Dean Morin will be leaving position; Dean Morin reacts with "disbelief"; speculations on reasons for action; photo.
98 327 receive degrees at uni summer commencement exercises
Public Relations News Release 1985:2, p.1
8/20/1985 Louise Houghton, a feature speaker, at the summer commencement exercise spoke about the graduating class. List of graduated students.
99 New majors, minors considered
Witt--Nancy (Student--1985-1988)
Northern Iowan 81:57, p.3
6/14/1985 Board of Regents considering new Bachelor of Science; majors in criminology and European studies; minors in international affairs and interpretive communication.
100 Senate to vote on department move
Northern Iowan 81:48, p.1
4/9/1985 Department of Economics would like to move from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences to the School of Business; some faculty voice opposition.


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