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151 Minority outreach efforts bring successes for Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1988:345, p.1
3/10/1989 The Personnel Office held a "thank you" luncheon recently, not only to thank for work done but to "brainstorm" on retention of the new employees who have joined the University's operations.
152 Who's teaching our kids? Fewer minority teachers.
Public Relations News Release 1988:314, p.1
2/27/1989 Richard Strub says a new minorities in teaching program at UNI is working to train and employ minority teachers in Iowa. This innovative approach to "grow your own" teachers is one of only a few such programs in existence.
153 Minorities in education program at Northern Iowa hosts over 100 students, parents and teachers from Davenport Community Schools.
Public Relations News Release 1988:159, p.1
11/11/1988 "Minorities in Teaching" is a new program designed to identify minority students interested in teaching, nurture their interest, help them with appropriate high school course selection and financial aid for college expenses.
154 Program tries to up minority enrollment
Northern Iowan 85:11, p.4
10/4/1988 Financial Aid to Deserving Scholars (FADS) attempts to boost minority enrollment in School of Business.
155 An everyday approach to equality
Nonpareil 72:2, p.32
3/1/1988 Alumna offers viewpoint on dealing with challenges to equality; photo.
156 The faces of races in education
Blake--Debra J. (Class of 1977; Public Relations Staff)
Nonpareil 72:2, p.6
3/1/1988 Historical perspective of minorities at UNI as seen by Walter Cunningham, Trina Creighton, and Jesus Vazquez; photo.
157 Regents goal to increase minorities
Northern Iowan 84:41, p.4
2/26/1988 Regents aim for 8.5% minority enrollment; a survey at UNI minority recruitment efforts.
158 Sunday ceremony to celebrate programs that guide disadvantaged to college success
Public Relations News Release 1987:278, p.1
2/24/1988 A rally for disadvantaged and minority students is held in the State Capitol in tribute to the Upward Bound, Talent Search, and Special Services programs. Governor Terry Branstad and Waterloo Mayor Bernie McKinley commend the projects' efforts.
159 University of Northern Iowa presents minority recruitment plan to Regents
Public Relations News Release 1987:268, p.1
2/17/1988 The Board of Regents reveals their plans to increase minority enrollment to over eight percent in state universities. Strategies include the creation of equal opportunity programs, scholarships, and outreach to emeritus faculty and minority alumni.
160 Minority role models needed in classrooms to encourage education careers, Northern Iowa's Curris tells legislative panel
Public Relations News Release 1987:250, p.1
2/4/1988 President Constantine Curris speaks before the Joint Subcommittee on Educational Appropriations on the need for minority educators in Iowa schools. James Martin supports the Board of Regents' plan to increase minority recruitment in education.
161 The Human Element
McKinlay--Michael John (Classes of 1986 and 1990;
Northern Iowan 84:32, p.2
1/26/1988 A look at problems and opportunities for minorities.
162 UNI targeting minority seventh graders in the state as future teachers
Public Relations News Release 1987:237, p.1
1/26/1988 Professor Thomas Switzer discusses the College of Education's plan to bring minority role models to classrooms by setting minority students on a path toward careers in teaching.
163 Chairman of regents' committee: 'Not relaxing standards for minorities'
Public Relations News Release 1987:227, p.1
1/21/1988 The Board of Regents' Robert Leahy announces that exceptions must be made to meet state minority enrollment requirements.
164 UNI targeting minority seventh graders in the state as future teachers
Public Relations News Release 1987:227, p.1
1/21/1988 Professor Thomas Switzer explains the university's plan to guide minority students into careers in education to put minority role models into classrooms.
165 'Way Up V' to offer 'Connections for the Future' Nov. 5-6 in Cedar Rapids
Public Relations News Release 1987:90, p.1
10/20/1987 Professors Patricia Geadelmann, Constantine Curris, and Casey Mahon participate in the "Connections for the Future" women's conference. The conference includes workshops on hiring minorities, advisory boards, social issues, and marketing strategies.
166 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:73, p.1
10/7/1987 Robert Talbott speaks on Christopher Columbus' role in North American slavery. Wayne Anderson estimates the chance of earthquakes occurring in Iowa. Forrest Dolgener reviews cholesterol guidelines. Charles Means announces the rise of minority test scores.
167 Minority recruitment now top priority
Covington--Anthony M. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 84:10, p.4
9/29/1987 Charles Means talks about minority recruiting; Regents goal is 8.5% minority enrollment.
168 Wright takes over in minority recruitment
Hawes--Christine E. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 84:6, p.1
9/15/1987 Juanita Wright is coordinator of minority recruitment; photo.
169 Curris speaks of low minority enrollment at faculty address
Smith--Michael Joseph (Classes of 1986 and 1990)
Northern Iowan 84:4, p.1
9/4/1987 Believes it is a "civic responsibility" to increase minority student enrollment.
170 University of Northern Iowa commitment to minority student recruitment enhanced with changes in admissions office
Public Relations News Release 1987:22, p.1
9/2/1987 The position of coordinator of minority recruitment in the Office of Admissions is given to Juanita Wright. Wright is responsible for working in conjunction with the Financial Aids office to represent minority students.
171 Push begins for more minorities
Nonpareil 71:4, p.19
9/1/1987 Minority recruiter position established; Juanita Wright fills position.
172 Radio News Network Broadcast Briefs
Public Relations News Release 1987:447, p.1
8/5/1987 Regents introduce a fifty minority scholarships to increase minority enrollment. Robert Seager criticizes the effectiveness of the I. Q. test. John Somervill examines freeway violence in California. Ivan Eland explains low fatality rate of moped drivers.
173 UNI to recruit minority students
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:46, p.3
3/24/1987 Charles Means says the UNI will increase efforts to recruit minority students.
174 Programs, classes can help in eliminating racial tension
Northern Iowan 83:43, p.1
3/6/1987 Administrators talk about ways to involve students in activities and programs.
175 Minority students express varied views on UNI racism
Northern Iowan 83:42, p.4
3/3/1987 African-Americans and international students give their impressions.
176 Minority faculty needed to attract more minority students, Means says
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:41, p.8
2/27/1987 Charles Means outlines his contentions in report on EOP.
177 UNI program to help women, minorities advance in higher ed adminstration among 60 selected for national training workshop
Public Relations News Release 1987:218, p.1
2/13/1987 Professors Donna Thompson and Susann Doody, of the Department of Education, hosted a workshop which identified barriers that women and minorities face in higher education. The two-day workshop was funded by a grant from the Women's Educational Equity Act.
178 UNI to offer free minority clerical training program
Public Relations News Release 1986:147, p.1
12/23/1986 A minority training program is offered. Participants are required to have a typing speed of forty words per minute, clerical service experience, and completion of a pre-test. Applications were due to the Center for Urban Education.
179 UNI to offer Minority Clerical Training Program this spring
Public Relations News Release 1986:146, p.1
12/23/1986 The Minority Clerical Training Program announces its accepting of new members. Inductees are required to have a typing speed of forty words per minute, clerical service experience, and satisfactory completion of a pre-test. Classes were held in Price Lab.
180 Minority enrollment drops despite overall increases
Olson--Carol Kathleen (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 83:21, p.3
11/7/1986 A look at minority enrollment at UNI over the last few years.
181 Information on Minority Clerical Training Program pre-test available in December
Public Relations News Release 1987:93, p.1
11/5/1986 The Minority Clerical Training Program's purpose is to increase the amount of minority employees in the university's workforce. The pre-test for admittence to the program consists of written tests, as well as timed typing exams.
182 UNI has trouble meeting minority hiring goals
Welch--James D. (Laboratory School Faculty)
Northern Iowan 82:42, p.5
3/11/1986 Marilyn Monteiro offers views on affirmative action goals.
183 Center softens culture shock for minorities
Morse--Julie A. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 82:28, p.14
1/21/1986 Jay T. Hairston speaks at length about how the EMCEC helps minority students.
184 UNI to offer free minority clerical training
Public Relations News Release 1986:193, p.1
1/7/1986 The program is designed to increase the numbers of qualified Blacks, Hispanics, Asians and Native Americans in its clerical workforce.
185 UNI to offer minority clerical training class; registration deadline Tues. Jan. 14
Public Relations News Release 1986:192, p.1
1/6/1986 The Minority Training Program is designed to increase the numbers of qualified minority employees in the clerical workforce.
186 Haskell award available for minority art majors
Northern Iowan 80:25, p.19
187 Minority employment rises in universities
Northern Iowan 78:27, p.1
1/19/1982 Seven per cent of Merit System staff are minorities.
188 Blacks want to survive
Wells--Constance Dee
Northern Iowan 78:12, p.1
10/9/1981 The second annual Minority Leadership Conference was held Saturday at UNI.
189 Black students express concern
Northern Iowan 78:10, p.2
10/2/1981 Students explain why more funding is needed for the Ethnic Minority Cultural House.
190 CIC offers minority fellowships
Northern Iowan 78:10, p.5
10/2/1981 The Committee on Institutional Cooperation has established a fellowship program to benefit minorities.
191 Minority fellowships will be awarded
Northern Iowan 78:10, p.4
10/2/1981 The National Research Council will award postdoctoral fellowships to minority students.
192 Minority leadership conference
Northern Iowan 78:10, p.5
10/2/1981 Conference co-sponsored by NAACP.
193 Biomed science project puts student volunteers in hospitals
UNI Century 9:4, p.7
10/1/1981 UNI program attempts to attract women and minorities into biomedical careers.
194 Minority leadership conference to be held Saturday (Oct. 3) at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1981:70, p.1
9/29/1981 The UNI chapter of the NAACP and Professor Parker are sponsoring the conference; the conference theme is "Survival in College: Academic, Financial, Political and Social;" minority college students and junior and senior high schoolers may attend.
195 Minority leadership conference
Northern Iowan 77:46, p.6
4/10/1981 Professor Parker and NAACP will host conference.
196 Black issues since '69 to be discussed today
Northern Iowan 76:15, p.3
10/30/1979 The Iowa Public Interest Research Group will have a speak-out on African-American issues at UNI.
197 Center designed for minorities
Northern Iowan 76:7, p.4
9/25/1979 Recently renovated, the Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center was designed to serve three campus minorities; photos.
198 Iowa: model for racial harmony
Northern Iowan 76:1, p.13
8/31/1979 UNI professor begins project through Jesse Jackson's PUSH program; photo.
199 UNISA prepares for national conference; need minority reps
Northern Iowan 74:45, p.3
3/21/1978 Will send students to conference in Washington, D. C.
200 Black professionals tell it like it is in the business world
UNI Century 5:3, p.3
6/1/1977 School of Business sponsors seminar to offer advice on seeking jobs; photo.


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