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1 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.
2 A lounge is a lounge is a dorm room?
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 96:22, p.1
11/12/1999 Rider Hall's Gear House celebrated the reopening of their lounge. The lounge was used as living space for twelve residents since the beginning of the semester.
3 Housing problems abound on, off campus
Northern Iowan 93:3, p.4
9/10/1996 Overcrowding in men's dorms has many students living in hall lounges.
4 Enrollment: the "explosion" in the Sixties
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.304
7/1/1995 the factors which led to the extraordinary growth in enrollment in the 1960s; the effects of the growth on campus facilities and services; photo.
5 Gov. recommends $2 million for UNI; extra funds requested to provide enrollment growth
Northern Iowan 88:30, p.1
1/21/1992 President Curris explains that much of the money would go to the instructional program.
6 Lines, lines, everywhere a line..
Northern Iowan 88:29, p.1
1/17/1992 Students wait to buy books, pick up loan checks, and register for class.
7 Spring semester scheduling problems resolved for Univeristy of Northern Iowa elementary education majors needing methods courses
Public Relations News Release 1991:151, p.1
10/22/1991 Adjustments, including increased class sizes, will allow elementary education students to take professional teaching methods courses this spring.
8 Faculty discusses enrollment cap; students show support: Survey shows 84 percent student approval
Northern Iowan 88:8, p.1
9/27/1991 Students outline difficulties of overcrowding in recent semesters.
9 Overcrowding affects nearly 2000 tripled students; new residence hall will not be ready until at least January 1993
Dolgener--Jennifer A. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 88:1, p.1
8/30/1991 Over 1800 students now tripled in rooms meant for two; ROTH now in schematic plan stage; description of facilities in new dorm.
10 Enrollment growth creates critical needs
Chilcott--Susan Metz (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 74:2, p.8
1/1/1991 High enrollment leads to crowded housing; UNI seeks extra funds to address problems; photo.
11 Institutional growth and program expansion to 1890
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 1:0, p.107
7/1/1990 Enrollment grows; the Board outlines its authority more clearly; difficulties with the Boarding Department and physical facilities; photo.
12 The Insanity Parade
Hagerman--Brian (Class of 1992)
Northern Iowan 86:36, p.3
2/9/1990 Believes UNI needs to undertake serious planning if it intends to grow much larger.
13 UNI logs highest enrollment ever
Woelfel--Jodi (Student--1988-1990)
Northern Iowan 86:32, p.1
1/26/1990 Enrollment is 11,837; Registrar Leahy talks about trends.
14 More UNI students; additional waiting
Hein--Kristin D.
Northern Iowan 86:5, p.1
9/19/1989 Students experience long waits in dining centers.
15 Students frustrated by crowded campus facilities
Hagerman--Brian (Class of 1992)
Northern Iowan 86:4, p.2
9/15/1989 Unhappy with tripled dorm rooms and difficulty parking; believes university should expand facilities if it chooses to increase enrollment.
16 UNI: quantity or quality?
Osborne--Ann Marie (Class of 1991)
Northern Iowan 86:1, p.2
9/1/1989 Glad that UNI is growing, but notes many signs of overcrowding.
17 How about a complaint dept.?
Gibson--David John (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 80:32, p.2
1/31/1984 Gibson adds to the many complaints about space on campus.
18 Why tripled rooms?
UNI Century 5:1, p.6
1/1/1977 About two hundred dorm rooms are tripled this year; first tripling since 1970; students and administrators offer reactions; photo.
19 Parking, housing problems
Northern Iowan 73:26, p.2
12/7/1976 Complaints about overcrowded dorm rooms and parking on campus; some suggestions for improvement.
20 Triples handle overflow
Moravec--Jeff (Class of 1977)
Northern Iowan 73:1, p.1
8/31/1976 Five hundred rooms are tripled; photo.
21 "Pit" dwellers are relocated
Blake--Debra S. (Class of 1978)
Northern Iowan 72:1, p.1
8/29/1975 Fifty men living in large study room and TV room in lowest level of Shull Hall have been moved to other rooms; some men still living in committee room; photo.
22 Whew!
Dickman--Allan Melvin (Class of 1976)
Northern Iowan 72:1, p.9
8/29/1975 A student in the Shull Hall "pit"; photo.
23 Classes should close before over-crowding
Northern Iowan 71:31, p.3
1/24/1975 Dislikes practice, when a section is crowded, of starting new sections with a new instructor and different books.
24 Change must come soon; if this is really a university
Bultena--Louis (Sociology Faculty)
Northern Iowan 68:62, p.4
7/28/1972 Professor Bultena discusses problems resulting with enrollment and university status.
25 UNI Union has problems, too!
Northern Iowan 67:56, p.5
6/18/1971 New Union already beginning to feel overcrowded.
26 Untitled
Public Relations News Release 67:3, p.8
9/25/1970 The increased student enrollment is obvious in the Union during lunch; photo.
27 UNI needs alumni help to continue progress
Keefe--Leonard J. (Marketing Faculty)
Alumnus 54:1, p.3
2/1/1969 Professor Keefe remembers crowded days of 1949; says that 1969 is very crowded again; calls for new buildings and support for other needs.
28 4-lane traffic system
Uhlig--Lois A. (Class of 1976)
Northern Iowan 65:18, p.3
11/8/1968 Proposes system to move traffic in Auditorium Building.
29 Commitment to discontent
Northern Iowan 65:12, p.4
10/18/1968 Letter urges readers to communicate their dissatisfaction with parking, crowded classes, and other problems to faculty, student leaders, the Northern Iowan, and legislators.
30 The World of the Sparrow and the Hawk
Northern Iowan 65:9, p.2
10/8/1968 Column complains about poor quality toilet paper on campus, crowded classrooms, and a large variety of other problems.
31 Izzie A. Ware
Northern Iowan 65:8, p.2
10/4/1968 Fictitious account of a legislator's visit to UNI and his surprise at crowded parking lots, buildings in need of repair, long lines, and so on.
32 Heed call
Northern Iowan 65:7, p.2
10/1/1968 Editorial blames overcrowded classes on a failure by the university to expand necessary facilities; calls on students and faculty to show their concern to legislators and Board of Regents.
33 Administration at fault?
Northern Iowan 65:6, p.2
9/27/1968 Editorial explores reasons and possible solutions for over-crowded classrooms.
34 Classroom-packing
Northern Iowan 65:5, p.2
9/24/1968 Editorial suggests that crowded dormitories are not as serious a problem as crowded classes.
35 'Time to halt faculty sacrifice'
Fox--Josef W. (Philosophy and Humanities Faculty)
Northern Iowan 64:43, p.2
3/22/1968 Professor Fox believes that progress at UNI has been bought with sacrifices in faculty comfort and welfare; dislikes notion of Saturday classes.
36 Shortage of rooms, changes cause embarrassed confusion
Northern Iowan 64:31, p.5
2/9/1968 Lewis Glenn talks about the scheduling process and the difficulty with overcrowding in recent years.
37 Untitled
Northern Iowan 64:10, p.2
10/13/1967 Many people share a room.
38 'UNI may not be receiving allocated funds'--Flatt
Northern Iowan 64:9, p.1
10/10/1967 Administrators address legislators on facility needs and overcrowding; classroom and parking shortages; faculty recruiting; Senator Flatt says that UNI might need to be more aggressive with the Regents.
39 Some suggestions for things to see
Northern Iowan 64:8, p.2
10/6/1967 List of things for legislators to see include antiquated, dilapidated facilities and overcrowded conditions.
40 Administration hacks away at crowded conditions
College Eye 64:5, p.6
9/26/1967 Classes held in trailers and old buildings; hope to build third Towers Complex dorm.
41 Assigning of dorm rooms 'Chaotic Mess'
Boyer--Barbara E. (Student--1967)
College Eye 63:55, p.3
5/16/1967 Complains about having been unwillingly placed in a 'triple.'
42 Administration to study--resident hall requirement of eating in food centers
College Eye 63:32, p.1
2/14/1967 Will install phones in each room of all except one men's and one women's dorm; defer action on buying trailers for faculty offices and on comprehensive exams; approve contract with campus planners.
43 Maucker discusses financial needs, new telephone system
College Eye 63:30, p.1
2/7/1967 Appears on television program with other Regents presidents.
44 Attracting qualified faculty is a major problem
College Eye 63:21, p.8
12/2/1966 President Maucker talks to the Regents about difficulties in attracting faculty with doctorates; also talks about overcrowding in dorms.
45 Faculty Senate holds final examination of report
College Eye 63:21, p.1
12/2/1966 Considers policy regarding class size and audio-visual assistance
46 Faculty Senate meets to discuss committee report
College Eye 63:19, p.1
11/18/1966 The Committee of Five will present their report on the handling of larger classes.
47 'Times are uncertain' says SCI President in speech
College Eye 63:3, p.1
9/23/1966 President Maucker answers student questions about campus facilities and policies in his Convocation speech.
48 A question of patience: an open letter to President Maucker
College Eye 63:2, p.2
9/20/1966 Discontented with services and facilities on campus.
49 Untitled
College Eye 63:1, p.2
9/16/1966 Comments on student living conditions.
50 SCI students get robbed
College Eye 60:57, p.2
5/20/1966 Discusses disapproval of SCI spending habits.


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